According to Jon Heyman, the five-time All-Star is still looking for $310 million over 10 years from the Bronx Bombers, while New York is currently offering slightly more than half that.
The Yankees are expected to re-sign superstar second baseman Robinson Cano this offseason. But if they don’t? There needs to be a contingency plan.
The Mets’ star was locked in again. Wright drove in five runs, the last three with a bases-loaded double in the eighth. That prompted chants of “U-S-A! U-S-A!” from the crowd of 32,872.
Tony La Russa has dropped the ball by not starting fan-favorite knuckleballer R.A. Dickey at the 2012 MLB All-Star Game.
The Reds completed a three-game sweep over the Mets on Sunday. Mets’ bats fizzled as they lost 3-1.
Jonathon Niese surrendered a three-run homer, but the Mets were unable to back their starter and lost 4-1 on Saturday.
Cincinnati third baseman Scott Rolen won his eighth Gold Glove, one of three Reds players to be honored following the team’s first Major League Baseball playoff appearance in 15 years.