The Yankees signed Ellsbury because Beltran wanted 3 years (or more). Which would be insane.
We needed to improve the OF; I don't think that Cano's
I wonder how long it takes before boston media (gamm+pete) start dumping on ells because he's a yankee.
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So no I'm not accusing Seattle of lying. They haven't said anything publicly to my knowledge either way. I guess I don't understand your question.
Player A 19.8 WAR in 715 games
Player B 18.4 WAR in 620 games
Player A= Ellsbury
Player B= Gardner
Seriously? Five years of a bad contract is a huge price to pay. I don't think that's worth swallowing for the privilege of paying him that much for the
Just for the record, Safeco doesn't really affect left handed hitters that much. It's the left field power alley where homeruns go to die.