5 worst contracts in modern New York Yankees history

5 worst contracts in modern New York Yankees history

Everybody wants the New York Yankees to sign every contract until they sign an awful one. Then it’s all, “Hey, why did you do that?!” Nature of the beast. We get it. No one wants to believe the Yankees have a budget, but unfortunately, they do, and every free agent miscalculation of the past makes them extra skittish about the next decision. And whew, boy, did they have a lot of miscalculations about the past. For all the chatter about the Yankees “buying championships” during their golden haze, that strategy was only really executed to perfection once in 2009, when Mark Teixeira, CC Sabathia and AJ Burnett arrived just in time — though, of course, the Core Four and A-Rod were just as important to that title run as any …
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