Introducing. . .Danys Baez
Ruben Amaro Jr. has reminded us plenty of times this season that there is no giant pit of loose bills at Citizens Bank Park where he can do the Scrooge McDuck backstroke during his lunch hour. He operates in the real world, where there are payroll budgets and spending limits, kind of like you and your beer money, only with a lot more zeros. Which brings us to an old adage that will be very much in play once spring training starts: at some point, the guys getting paid will have to earn their money.