Sample Size II

by Jason Epstein

To be fair, Ed, the Rays do not owe Manny $2 million; he earned probably less than $75,000 (six games) before announcing his retirement.

As for the Yankees you cited, or for that matter, Chris Young ($1.1 million) and Chris Capuano (ditto) of the Mets, today is the 10th of April. How about we refrain from doing cartwheels until at least Memorial Day?