Friday, December 6, 2013

Excerpt: "Robinson Cano, Kansas City Royal"

"Signing Robinson Cano is the single best thing the Royals can do to make the postseason next year. He's a seven-win player at a position of need available for the AAV of about half that. All it costs is money, something the Royals have plenty of. They have the cash flow to bump their payroll up -- to invest in labor with an eye towards generating additional local revenues -- and the cushion of a half-billion franchise valuation if it goes awry, with the medium- and long-term expectation of rising revenues behind that, all in the service of a man worth $300 million. "