In Boston, they’re not wringing their hands, gnashing their teeth and moaning to the heavens about Jacoby Ellsbury’s departure for the Yankees.
What was the Yankees’ biggest issue last season? Injuries. And so what did they just do in free agency? Go out and get Jacoby Ellsbury, a player with a history of injuries.
Is this part of a saving-face action on Robinson Cano’s behalf? In the latest on the Yankees free agent’s contract demands, Cano said he never asked for $300-plus million deal.
The top pitcher available on the open market this offseason — and a reported target of the Yankees, among other clubs — isn’t actually on the market yet.
Robinson Cano has told the Yankees he wants a 10-year, $300 million deal.