Yankees only team not to sign free agent. History: Jackson, Winfield, Giambi, Matsui, Sheffield, Teixeira. Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Late Yankee owner George Steinbrenner must be turning over in his grave. Spinning. Here are the big bopper free agents to sign with the Yankees over the years and their age in their first Yankees season, none younger than 29. All did very well.
Reggie Jackson (31), Dave Winfield (29), Jason Giambi (31), Hideki Matsui (29), Gary Sheffield (35), Mark Teixeira (31).
Right-hander Doug Fister, Astros agree to 1-year contract
4:33 PM ET Associated Press espn.com
... $7 million, one-year contract ...
He was 16-6 with a 2.41 ERA for the Nationals in 2014, when he finished eighth in NL Cy Young Award voting.
Supposedly Yankee general manage Brian Cashman is looking for a starting pitcher. Doug Fister is a starting pitcher who just agreed to terms, which are less than those given to David Price by the Yankees' arch rival, the Boston Red Sox.
Hal Steinbrenner, grow a pair and sign David Price yourself. Monday, November 16, 2015
Pittsburgh Yankees: Hal Steinbrenner thinks small. Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Why Yanks need David Price more than the Red Sox do: Babe Ruth. Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Hal Steinbrenner, what will you do with the $217 million you are NOT paying David Price? Friday, December 4, 2015
Alternate title: What's more likely to have George Steinbrenner turning over in his grave: paying David Price $217 million or letting the Red Sox do it? I regard this as a rhetorical question.