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2008-08-19 05:52
by Alex Belth
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Andy Speaks:

"Do you feel like at some point they didn't go out and try to get a pitcher this year because they didn't want to lose some (young) pitchers? That's what it seemed like. They've invested a ton in these guys and, to a certain extent, you can't blame them for doing that.

"Hopefully it works out and hopefully these guys are all great and they come up here and have wonderful big-league careers. Also, the budget isn't endless - you have to draw a line.

"At some point, you've got to go with the team you've got and players have to perform. The bottom line is, it comes down to us and we haven't played well enough so far to say we're a playoff team right now."

(McCarron, N.Y. Daily News)

Tonight, our favorite nemesis, AJ Burnett.

Comments
2008-08-19 08:34:52
1.   pistolpete
Andy gets it. This year was a gamble, and it most certainly looks like we came up snake eyes.

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