Gerrit Cole Now Able To Buy A Full Baseball Team.

The New York Yankees have signed 29 year old, Gerrit Cole to a 9 year, 324 million dollar contract, which feels like what entire baseball teams were bought and sold for not that long ago.  According to this website, The Diamondbacks were purchased for 238M as recently as 2004, and the Nationals were bought for…… Continue reading Gerrit Cole Now Able To Buy A Full Baseball Team.

Punches Thrown In Yankees/Detroit Game

Well it’s been awhile since we’ve had a really good brawl, and today’s would seem to qualify.  In a game that otherwise didn’t have much playoff implication, suddenly the effects will be far reaching as several players have been ejected, including Miguel Cabrera for a series of altercations that occurred in today’s game. It all…… Continue reading Punches Thrown In Yankees/Detroit Game

Rangers Close To Deal For Carlos Beltran

The Rangers are reportedly very close to a deal with the Yankees for Carlos Beltran.  The Yankees would receive 2015 first round pick Dillon Tate and a low level prospect.  The move will help replace the loss of Prince Fielder and will allow the Rangers to move Choo to the DH when he returns from…… Continue reading Rangers Close To Deal For Carlos Beltran

Indians Acquire Andrew Miller

It looks like the Yankees decided to trade Andrew Miller after all.  The Indians acquired Miller for outfield prospect Clint Frazier, and minor league pitchers Jestus Sheffield, Ben Heller, and J.P. Feyereisen. Millers is one of the more dominant left handed relievers in the game.  He owns a 1.39 ERA in 45 1/3 innings, and…… Continue reading Indians Acquire Andrew Miller

Yankees Trade Chapman To Cubs

Last December, word came out that Aroldis Chapman was the subject of a pretty horrific domestic violence allegation.  At the time the Reds were actively shopping Chapman, and in fact one team the Dodgers pulled out as a result.  However, the Yankees saw an opportunity and traded for the hard throwing closer.  Now the Yankees…… Continue reading Yankees Trade Chapman To Cubs

Forbes Continues to Tell Us What We Already Know: Yankees Are Rich

Forbes magazines’ annual ranking of the the “haves and haves nots” has been released, and surprise! The New York Yankees are on top. I know. I had to take my jaw up off the floor too. The New York Yankees, worth at least $3.4 billion, have held MLB’s top spot since our first estimation of…… Continue reading Forbes Continues to Tell Us What We Already Know: Yankees Are Rich

BREAKING NEWS: Aroldis Chapman Suspended

h/t to Kevin S. for letting me know about the initial tweet. Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman  has been suspended for thirty games for violating baseball’s domestic violence policy and will not appeal the decision. Thirty games means that Chapman will miss the month of April but will be cleared to finish the rest of…… Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Aroldis Chapman Suspended

Starlin Castro Arrested in Dominican Republic TWO YEARS AGO

  Edit: This story is two years old and COPO got me good. I’m going to get him back for this! To be clear, I totally screwed up but I am leaving it up anyway. Courtesy of COPO (man, you suck) and Deadspin, we have word that Yankees middle infielder Starlin Castro has been arrested in…… Continue reading Starlin Castro Arrested in Dominican Republic TWO YEARS AGO