I believe he was criticized also for the Alex Gonzalez signing. In which someone, unnamed IIRC, said that they were driving up the price. Considering the way things unfolded in the FA market, I have my doubts.
Here's the link and quote.
So far, Wayne Krivsky's not making friends. "He's signing guys no one wants and pushing the bar up." I can't print the rest of the quote from an NL official.