The empire strikes back
Yankees make it rain for Tanaka, Gomes shows his love for Arod and Free Agents gone wild. Our guest this week is Dave Klopfenstein from Callofthepen.com to talk Tanaka and Nippon Baseball be sure to follow him @yakyunightowl on twitter. you can follow us @The2ndBaseline or drop us an email at The2ndBaseline@gmail.com
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1. Tanaka signs with Yankees 7yr/155mil
1. opt-out after 4
2. Tanaka will wear #19
3. How will this effect the yanks and the al east
4. What effect will this have on Japanese baseball..
5. Will tanka dominate on this level this season or will he take a year or 2 to adjust.
6. Will Tanaka struggle against tough al east competition
7. who is the next superstar on the radar in japan
stats link Masahiro Tanaka
puts yankees over luxury tax
2. Johnny gomes rips Arod over suing players union. link
3. Maddux and LaRussa entering Hall of fame without a team listed on cap. link
4. FA signings- should drop like flies now
1. Matt Garza/Brewers 4yr/50mil
The holdup with the contact signing was due to deferred money and contract language.
stats link Matt Garza
2. Grant Balfour/ Rays 2yrs/12mil
stats link Grant Balfour
3. Grady sizemore signs with the redsox.
stats link Grady Sizemore
4. Philly signs bobby abreu
stats link Bobby Abreu
5 Rodney visits mets
stats link Fernando Rodney
6. Tyler Colvin/ Orioles’ 2nd contract in jeopardy over physical