First Manny said it.
Then I said it.
Now Boston's boss is saying it:
This has transmogrified from rumor into possibility into inevitability.
It kinda reminds me of Ken Griffey Jr.'s yanking of the Mariners' chain a few years back.
With the White Sox publicly offering Paul Konerko more per year than the Angels pay Vlad ($13 million for 4 years), all of a sudden, Manny's contract doesn't seem radically overpaying, now does it?