Did he sound as whacked as he does on Todd Wright's show?
You're all so WONDERFUL. Why did they ever have to remove you from the continuity? You'd have made for MARVELOUS stories. You WILL make marvelous stories. And the FIRST story of the new world will be a story of REVENGE! -- The Psycho Pirate, Animal Man 23, May 1990.
Totally a Billy Beane move. Yes, it's a high priced guy, but he's also a big poker chip they can trade at the deadline if it doesn't work out, or can let go in free agency for two high draft picks next year.