Category: Yankees Luxury Tax

Yankees Non-Trade Target - Nolan Arenado (AP)
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Yankees: Stop it with this non-sensible Nolan Arenado trade thing

The Yankees are in familiar territory. With no other news, the press throws a high-profile name out there, connects the Yankees, to see if it…

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Yankees: Party’s over, it’s time to turn attention to contract extensions

The Yankees have already blown past the luxury tax threshold for 2020. Next year promises to be the same or worse unless contract extensions are…

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Yankees: What must it feel like to be J.A. Happ these days

The Yankees have a poorly kept secret; they’d rather not have J.A. Happ and his $17 million for the 2020 season. Wonder what’s going through…

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Yankees cup runneth over (Photo: New York Magazine)
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Yankees: Already $50 million past the threshold – Luxury Tax be damned

The Yankees, if the tax were due today, would owe MLB a cool $22 million for blowing by the luxury tax threshold. Coming up –…

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Yankees 5th starter Jordan Montgomery (Photo: nj.com)
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Yankees: Montgomery in rotation leaves German and Happ with no job

The Yankees rotation has one spot open. The job appears to be Jordan Montgomery’s to lose, meaning Domingo German and J.A. Happ have no place…

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Brian Cashman: A Man Of Stealth And Precision
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Yankees: The United States of Baseball – Don’t mess with the gentle giant.

The Yankees reminded everyone they are the United States of baseball. Curiously, even with unmatched resources, their power is only sparingly unleashed… At times, the…

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Brett Gardner - On board for 2020 (Photo: New York Post)
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Yankees: Sorry, we’re closed for the season. The Taxman waits for his cut.

The Yankees, with the signing of Brett Gardner, will close the books on payroll additions for the 2020 season. With the Taxman looming, they’ve done enough……

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Gerrit Cole - Price on the rise (Photo: businessinsurance.com)
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Yankees: The Strasburg earthquake changes everything. What will be the cost of Cole?

The Yankees, openly pursuing Gerrit Cole, have to be stunned by the contract awarded to Stephen Strasburg. What will be the final cost of Cole?…

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