The Stadium isn't as friendly as Fenway
Johnny Damon probably won't deliver the numbers the Yankees and their fans are expecting from a $13 million leadoff man.
I am, of course, talking about Johnny Damon. But if you replace "Yankees" in the above paragraph with "Mets," I could just as accurately be talking about Pedro Martinez, who left the Red Sox to sign with the Mets a year ago.
Martinez earned his salary in 2005, and Damon will probably earn his salary in 2006. If I were a Red Sox fan, though, I wouldn't be mourning his loss just yet.