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The 2nd Baseline episode 5

The 2nd Baseline episode 5

episode 5

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

 

show notes and links

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

http://riveraveblues.com/2014/01/details-of-the-yankees-contract-agreement-with-masahiro-tanaka-98819/

stats link Masahiro Tanaka

 

puts yankees over luxury tax

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            http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luxury_tax_(sports)#Major_League_Baseball_.28MLB.29

 

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.

http://www.rotochamp.com/baseball/TeamPage.aspx?Team=MIL

stats link Matt Garza

    

        2. Grant Balfour/ Rays     2yrs/12mil

http://rotochamp.com/baseball/TeamPage.aspx?Team=TB

stats link Grant Balfour

 

       3. Grady sizemore signs with the redsox.

Red Sox’s Grady Sizemore Gamble Could Be Surprise X-Factor

stats link Grady Sizemore

 

       4. Philly signs bobby abreu

Is the Bobby Abreu Signing by the Philadelphia Phillies as Bad as It Seems?

stats link  Bobby Abreu

 

5 Rodney visits mets

The Mets are talking to Fernando Rodney

stats link Fernando Rodney

 

6. Tyler Colvin/ Orioles’ 2nd contract in jeopardy over physical

http://espn.go.com/mlb/story/_/id/10335532/tyler-colvin-deal-baltimore-orioles-hold-due-physical    stats link Tyler Colvin

         

 

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