The Empire Strikes Back

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    The New York Yankees have just signed Texiera to an 8 year 180 million dollar contract. In addition to signing C.C Sabathia to a 161 million dollar deal and AJ Nurbett to a 89 million dollar deal.

    2009 is the year "The Empire Strikes Back" - The Yankees are acting like someone just blew up their Death Star and are going crazy in their efforts to crush the rebellion once and for all!

    LETS GO YANKEES


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    You're proud of this, huh?

    Wouldn't it be a lot more exciting to seem them DEVELOP a world series team, from the bottom up? I mean, you've got about 30 titles. At this point, isn't it getting to be boring doing it like this?
     
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    so its the yankees fault that they play by the rules and have the capital to outspend everyone?

    Lets not forget the Yankees are not the richest team in baseball...NOT EVEN CLOSE. THey just spend the most

    Also we have plenty of grown talent that still plays on the team thanks

    Posada
    Jeter
    Mo
    Joba
    Cano
    Melky
    Pettite (will sign again most likely)
    Hughes
    Austin Jackson will be starting Centerfield in 2010


    We have developed a lot from our farm


    And no it doesn't get boring...It's great to be a Yankee fan
     
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    I would think so---watching the Yankees buying the best talent/chemistry mix they can sure bores the hell out of me. Watching them not win the series after all that is sorta fun tho. :lol:
     
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    Jeter and Mo are the only names on that list that I would consider great talent. Maybe Pettite, too. Possibly Posada.

    I think the team's problem is motivation.

    I'd actually have become a fan if Mattingly had been hired as manager. He was the only active Yankee in my lifetime I ever admired.
     
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    Donnie baseball was my rolemodel when I was growing up. #23 all the way.

    I think Giradi will be fine
     
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    do you think this will make up for losing four straight in the '04 ALCS after being up 3-zip?





    me neither.
    :rofl:
     
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    Oddly enough, even with these signings their payroll went down 20 million!!!
     
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    Agreed Del.

    Though maybe it will help ease the pain for them for having such Studs like Ian Kennedy and Phil Hughes? :lol:
     
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    Red Sox fans laughing because they once got the better of the team that held them down for 8 decades?

    Pulease.

    You will never get passed 14 1/2 games and Bucky dent, four games won't ever erase that.
     

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