Originally Posted by [deleted]
We are a small-market team with a limited payroll... At least until a we get a new TV deal or the fans really come out en masse. This just means Votto will be getting a larger portion of that limited payroll. It does speak to the FO's commitment to keeping a very special player.
Okay we are limited, we don't have the monies say the Yankees, Red Sox, Angles, Cubs, and such have, but we sure as hell are not a small market, we are more in line with a mid market level team with an owner willing to spend.