Yesterday, Theo Epstein said the Red Sox were “doing everything possible under the sun to get a deal done” with Japanese star pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka.
Now this stunning announcement from the :
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Mayor Thomas Menino proposed selling City Hall and its brick plaza to private developers Tuesday in a move he said would ”galvanize the vitality of our downtown.”
Is there any question that the mayor plans to sell City Hall and use the profits to help pay for Matsuzaka’s contract? I know that sounds crazy, but in a city like Boston, trading city hall for a pitcher is the kind of thing that could get a guy re-elected.