Originally Posted by MikeThierry
It's a matter of being smart. Developing talent along with getting impact free agents when you can. I've seen it for over a decade here where I live. There is a model for small market teams to win. GM's of those teams just have to be as smart or smarter than their big market counterparts.
It's one thing for the Reds to lock up a Votto in today's market. However if the Dodgers can easily top an offer by 20 million a year if they choose, that's another story.