"Another question. Do you want last year's -- I won't name the teams in the American League that had payrolls all over $100 million that ended up last -- do you want those $100 million teams? Or do you want the $40 million team from Tampa that went to the World Series?"
(Stan Kasten, at NatsFest, via Nationals Journal, 1/26/2009)
In the blink of an eye, balance of power shifts in NL East.
Nats reportedly poised to begin stockpiling more Tampa Bay castoffs.
Somewhere, Jesus Colome is smiling and liking his chances.