This is a well-written article that doesn’t always hit the mark for me but one that I think many of you will endorse completely.
But there is, in all this, the sense that no one involved is quite telling the entire truth. General Manager Sandy Alderson often seems to be sending coded messages of despair or exasperation through wry comments about his roster and transparently false assertions of satisfaction, which is sometimes amusing in a darkish way but not quite healthy. Alderson has gotten some things right and some things wrong, but what he is actually permitted to do by ownership remains a mystery.
Source: David Roth, Deadspin