“We each signed Japanese pitchers this week,” Alderson said, referring Masahiro Tanaka's $155 million deal from the Yankees and Daisuke Matsuzaka's minor-league contract from the Mets. “They're paying $155 million and we’re paying our guy month to month.”
Last year at the same event, Alderson made a series of similar jokes about the team's payroll and lack of production in the outfield. Earlier this winter, he joked about paying players with five dollar bills...
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