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.
Well said. Fans in the stands = big payroll. How many games have the Phillies and Red Sox sold out consecutively?