One of the problems with letting a homegrown star in Robinson Cano walk out the door was the arrogance it took to presume that Cano needed the Yankees
I get this, and agree completely about allocating the $$ elsewhere (youth, etc.) I know it's easy to combine the Ellsbury/Cano deals, but I judge them
He has opt-outs built in after '18 and '19, and a full NTC the first couple of seasons keeping him on a team that profiles to be in the post season the
Put it this way:
Nobody ever parked a 500 foot home run off a knuckleball.
Suzyn calls it "using the speed of the pitch". Seems like whenever anybody gets a hit, she says it over and over again.
I still see this team as being a big player in trade talks. The deadline is still 2 months away and this team has some large holes esp.on offense with