The New York Yankees’ pursuit of ruining baseball is on display once again.
Last week, they reportedly tendered a six-year, $140 million offer to free-agent pitcher C.C. Sabathia.
That made the Milwaukee Brewers’ initial reported offer of $100 million over five years look like chump change.
The Brewers’ front office accused the Yankees of overbidding and rightfully so.
The Yankees continue to bully small-market teams as they build virtual dream teams.
Yes, the formula of loading up on big-name talent has not paid off for them in recent years, but the names on their radar this off-season include: Derek Lowe, A.J. Burnett, Mark Teixeira and Manny Ramirez.
If those guys can’t do it for you, I don’t know who will.
The Yanks already have an all-star lineup and they are the quintessential example of the rich getting richer.
If baseball doesn’t find a way to regulate this grotesque overspending, the game is going to suffer.
I can see Hank Steinbrenner right now, sitting on his throne, laughing at the “little guy.”
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