Agreed. Even if Tanaka is a CY winner in 2017, I thank him for his services and move on. That is exactly how you get stuck with an albatross of a contract.
My concern is that Tanaka's deal will likely become the albatross we've been regretting with CC, ARod, Tex, and other deals that just go on too long for
I'd even put it a little differently. He can be listed as DH on the lineup card, but the minute he took the field as a pitcher in the first inning, his
I also would love for them to sign both, but I doubt that will happen.
I can see the Yankees re-signing Tanaka. If the meds check out,
We need to move this to Joe's thread. For me "binder" is Joe does the same thing every game. On pitching changes seems he will make a change
So let's say Tanaka has a similar if not better season in 2017, cementing his status as the staff ace. Let's say he chooses to opt out after the season