Re: Castellini to be 700 WLW very soon!
Originally Posted by _Sir_Charles_
Now come on, there's a LOT more to the "economy" than just sponsorships & season tickets. In general, most things are costing more across the board. I'm fairly certain that his expenses have gone up considerably (outside of payroll). It's a certain bet that he's trying to put the best light possible on his team but at the same time trying to limit people's expectations due to the budget constraints, but I don't think he's exaggerating the current financial times.
He seems to have very high expectations. He said the Reds would have a winning record in '09. Anyone believe that will happen?
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