Originally Posted by Max Power
He could spend more money now in the hopes it will pay off in the future due to a larger fan base. Of course JR is 77 so he might not be interested in sacrificing short term profit for potential long term gains. I think your last sentence probably nails it.
You are right. Fielder's last sentence does nail it. From appearances, the organization does not seem to worry about the losing. It is great for the investors if they make money; not so hot for the fans who are stuck watching a bad team.