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Saturday August 2nd 2014

New York Yankees Read: Burnett and Cano Turning Careers Around

Yankees won yesterday behind stellar performances from starter AJ Burnett and second baseman Robinson Cano, so naturally they were the subject of quite a few stories today. Joel Sherman of the NY Post had a particularly good one that you should check out.

In Cano’s piece he discussed how rarely the Yankees offer their young players longterm contracts, but in Cano’s case they made an exception, and it looks like it will pay off:

But the Yanks did commit to Robinson Cano after the 2007 season and before what would have been his first arbitration hearing. The guaranteed portion of the contract was just four years at $28 million, but included club options for 2012 at $14 ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - New York Yankees


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