10 years for $240 million is not for the faint of heart. Nor apparently is it for the Steinbrenners. The big winner: Jay-Z. So long Robbie.
Curtis Granderson to the Mets too. Good player and good citizen. Embarrassing franchise. Good Luck Curtis.
I am legit very surprised. Apparently the Yankees have at least decided about 7 years is as far as they’ll go with contract length. That’s a step toward rationality I prefer they not take…
Well, that sucks. The Yankees will have speedy guys on base with no one to move them across. At least Cano went to a team where I get to see him with regional cable.
And they sign Kuroda for one more year. That’s good.
If he had signed for $200 million or less, and for 8 years or less, I would have been really bothered by this. But there is no way that this works out well.
> I am legit very surprised
I’m not. Signing Ellsbury was an obvious indication that they weren’t going to rise to the level of Seattle’s intentions, though it does feel a bit like taking your kid for an ice cream before he goes to the doctor for a round of booster shots. Compared to last year, I don’t see how the Yankees can possibly become a better team regardless of what they do considering the losses so far. Kuroda got inked for 16M for one year, and as smart of a move as that could turn out to be if the Yankees get the Kuroda of most of last season, it seems desperate. The Yankees just lost one of the best players in the game, and thankfully, didn’t overpay to keep him, but I sure do wish they would have traded him last year if they weren’t ready to pony up in the first place.
Meet the mid-twenty-teens. It’s like the mid-eighties, except Mattingly just left.
Let’s see how the rest of the offseason plays out ag…I have a feeling that things are going to work out just fine. Many more plays to be made and more money now to spend!
Beltran. 3 year deal.
It’s a beautiful, cold, Saturday morning. The Yankees just agreed to $45M for an aged hitter/outfielder that they don’t need, after signing a huge contract for a player they already have. Count me confused.
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