I thought of the Moses-Joshua relationship and the Torah's concept of inheritance and succession as I watched Prince Fielder hoist his Home Run Derby trophy high above his head. His sons flanked him on either side. His father was no where in sight.
After three clubs committed over $575 million to secure the services of Albert Pujols, Prince Fielder and Yu Darvish, baseball's latest spending bonanza appears complete. With baseball's gluttonous underbelly fresh in our minds, it's time to survey the excess.