The Bronx Bombers are at it again. SFC has just learned that the New York Yankees have offered free agent RHP A.J. Burnett a 5-year, $80 million contract. Burnett, who played for the Yankees’ AL East rival Toronto last year, compiled a an 18-10 record and had an AL-leading 231 strikeouts. This offer comes only 5 days after the Yankees offered CC Sabathia the largest contract ever for a pitcher. Other teams in the hunt for Burnett’s services are the Red Sox, Orioles, Blue Jays, and Angels.
Yankees Offer Burnett Contract
by Matt Cote on Tuesday, November 18th, 2008