Re: Financial Windfall for MLB
Originally Posted by Chip R
Well, I think he's doing that since all that money is going to be divided evenly among the teams. The Yankees don't get any more from this deal than the Reds.
"Since I've been with the Reds in 1989, we've never had a farm system this loaded," Bowden said. "If we were the New York Yankees and had unlimited dollars, we could have traded for Colon, (Jeff) Weaver, Rolen, (Cliff) Floyd, (Kenny) Rogers and Finley and gotten them all -- and still held onto our top five prospects. That's an amazing statement."