Newman and Cesar
That is the biggest reason I have been so ticked off this offseason. They made lateral moves that didn't improve the team all the while putting up a front that says we are trying to win. It's a joke and an insult to an educated fan. As mentioned, why sign Taveras to a 2 year backloaded deal? You're telling me that you couldn't get a non-tendered below average leadoff man on a 1 year deal? He couldn't have had many offers to be a starting CF'er. What if Stubbs is ready next season? He's a better defender and has a much higher ceiling that Taveras, and I would bet that Stubbs would be better than Taveras if he was given the chance.