The Yankees finally gave up on trying to salvage anything from the disastrous $153 million Jacoby Ellsbury contract.
The Yankees are going to re-sign their longest-tenured player
The Yankees are going to re-sign Brett Gardner. It’s not a matter of if, but a matter of when. It’s going to happen. The longest-tenured Yankee will still be a Yankee in 2020.
The MLB.com Yankees beat writer joins the podcast
Bryan Hoch of MLB.com joined me to talk about the similarities between today’s Yankees and the Yankees of a decade ago.
The Yankees can't let the free-agent star get away for a third time
The Yankees have to have Gerrit Cole. The problem is the Yankees most likely won’t offer what Cole is looking for, and they could miss out on him for a third time.
The Yankees need to move on from the shortstop they got five unexpected good seasons from
I don’t want the Yankees to bring Didi Gregorius back. It’s time to move on. It’s not that I would be upset if the Yankees do decide to bring him back, I just don’t want them to.
The Bronx Pinstripes blogger joins the podcast
Scott Reinen of Bronx Pinstripes joined me to talk about the end of the Yankees’ season and latest ALCS loss.
The 26-year-old star would have been a luxury for the Yankees, which is what they used to add to the team
I can stop constantly checking to see if the Yankees signed one of the 26-year-old star free agents after the Padres signed him to a 10-year, $300 million deal.
The two 26-year-old generational stars are still free agents and now the Yankees are over the luxury-tax threshold
Now that the Yankees are over the luxury-tax threshold, they might as well do what everyone hs expected them to do for the last three years with this free-agent class.
What started as the Yankees getting two-and-a-half years of control for a potential ace, ended with Gray pitching to a 4.51 ERA in 195 2/3 regular-season innings for the Yankees to go along with a loss and no-decision in two postseason starts.
The Yankees re-signed one of two necessary pieces of their bullpen
The moment David Robertson signed with the Phillies, the Yankees were going to sign Zach Britton. They didn’t have a choice.