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Yankees Are Headed for Worse Fate Than Pre-2009 Offseason’s Spending Spree

class="ui-droppable">The New York Yankees are spending like it's 2009 all over again. Too bad they need the outcome to be the same for the payout to pay off.

Five offseasons ago, fresh off a playoff-less 2008, the Yankees went on a massive spree, signing stars CC Sabathia, Mark Teixeira and A.J. Burnett for a total of $423.5 million.

The ensuing season, a restocked, motivated Yankees squad went on to win title No. 27.

At the outset of this year's free-agent period—with the Yankees once again coming off a season sans the "post-"—the first two major contracts handed out came from New York's vault, with $85 million going to catcher Brian McCann at the end of November and now $153 million being stuffed into center fielder Jacoby ...

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