Thursday, February 14, 2008

Hey CC you Know Pinstripes are Very Sliming, Right?

CC Sabathia has apparently broken off talks with the indians untill after the season. As long as the Indians stay competitive expect Sabathia to hit the open market after the season. This is very good news for Yankee fans. With significant payroll coming off the books after 08 (Mussina, Giambi, Pettitte, Farnsworth) and the increased revenue of a new stadium, I don’t expect the Yankees to get outbid for Sabathia. Sabathia is currently 26, the reigning AL Cy Young winner and has had an ERA+ of 140 or better the last two years. Add in the fact that no prospects will depart to bring him here, and the Johan non-move could look very good in 12 months.

2 comments:

Old Goat said...

I wouldn't be surprised to see Abreu and Pettitte return though. Maybe their costs won't be quite as high, depending on how they do this season, but each has at least 2 years they can go yet.

Old Goat said...

I wouldn't be surprised to see Abreu and Pettitte return though. Maybe their costs won't be quite as high, depending on how they do this season, but each has at least 2 years they can go yet.

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