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Yankees to spend $72 billion this offseason

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Yankees to spend $72 billion this offseason
By Billy O’Douchebag
Staff Writer, New York Post

Last year the Yankees spent $423 million to sign big free agent names like C.C. Sabathia, A.J. Burnett and Mark Teixeira. But this offseason, their plans are even far more ambitious.

According to Yankees front office sources, the Yankees plan to sign every free agent on the market this year, thus leaving the other 29 teams in baseball scrambling to find enough warm bodies to field a team.  ….

Once the Yankees have signed every free agent on the market, the team will have some difficult personnel decisions to make. The team has already informed outfielders Johnny Damon and Nick Swisher that they will be sent down to AA Trenton.

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Nats Cruisin’ to Sweepstakes Win

Posted by KilgoreTroutIII

As unlikely as it sounds, if the Nats were to go 9-4 the rest of the way, it would still be awfully hard for any team to catch them. To see the full post and see how many games the other teams would have to lose to catch the Nats in the Race see:  Natinals Natin.

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Pirates Can’t Gain on Nats

Posted by KilgoreTroutIII

After Saturday’s games, the standings:

The Bryce Harper Sweepstakes Race
Team     Record              GB   STRK    To Reach 60-102

Nats      51-97    .345        –       L1          9-5       .643
Pitts      56-90   .384       6        L1         4-12       .250
KC         60-88   .405      9        L1         0-14       .000
O’s        60-88   .405      9        L3         0-14       .000

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Nats Keep Lead at 6 Games

Posted by KilgoreTroutIII

While the Pirates are making a valiant effort with three straight losses, the Nats kept pace with three of their own. After Thursday’s games, the standings:

The Bryce Harper Sweepstakes Race
Team     Record              GB   STRK    To Reach 60-102

Nats      50-96   .342        –       L3       10-6       .625
Pitts      55-89   .382       6        L3        5-13       .278
KC         59-87   .404       9        W1       1-15       .063
O’s         60-86   .411      10        L1       0-16       .000

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Top 5 Reasons for Nats Fans to be Optimistic

Posted by KilgoreTroutIII

If there is a God, He – or She – must have created baseball to teach the vast majority of Americans to learn how to cope with year-in-year-out disappointment and still live with hope. Red Sox fans kept hope alive and eventually cast off their curse. The Cubs always have next year. And Washington has … 1924. But hope springs eternal, so we give you the Top 5 Reasons for Nats Fans to be Optimistic.

5. It can’t get worse than 2009.

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Nats Slip With Two-Game Win Streak

Posted by KilgoreTroutIII

Maybe the Nats thought the race was over and it was safe to win a few games, because the Royals have won five in a row. But the Pirates lost their fourth straight and pulled within six of the Nats, who are on a two-game winning streak. The O’s also won.

To see the full post with the standings after Friday’s games in The Bryce Harper Sweepstakes Race go to Natinals Natin.

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Pirates Capture 2nd Place

Posted by KilgoreTroutIII

The Pirates were idle Thursday, which moved them into a statistical lead for second place of .002 over the Royals, who can’t seem to stop winning games. The Nats also won, leaving both Pittsburgh and Kansas City seven games back.

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