"This is the weakest roster we've ever had in September in the history of baseball." said Bobby Valentine before Friday's matchup vs. the Blue Jays "It could use help everywhere."
Bob Neumeier says it was said to inspire, Lou Merloni saw it as disrespect.
"If you want your players to respect you, you first have to respect them." Said Merloni, "And that has been a problem all year."