"It's the end of the world as we know it (and I feel fine)." REM
"Won't somebody please think of the children!" Helen Lovejoy
Baseball's owners and general managers apparently have lost their minds. No. 3 starters are going for $10 million and up. A hitter with less power than the average grandma gets a five-year contract. Hey look, a 35-year-old backup catcher with a .225 career batting average let's build him a lakeside mansion.