Source: Yankees don't regret spending...

Source: Yankees don't regret spending spree

There are 42 comments on the Newsday story from Dec 24, 2008, titled Source: Yankees don't regret spending spree. In it, Newsday reports that:

The Yankees have no regrets about their December spending spree, a source said Wednesday, despite criticism from other clubs.

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The Great American

Piedmont, OK

#41 Dec 26, 2008
The mission is to field the best players Yanks can attain. To make the ball club better and I think they did. GO Yanks!
Sure they spent a lot of money but the point is if you want to get paid you should have made an effort to do it. Most people just pout and complain how could they do that when things are going so bad in the economy. That's life.

Ridgewood, NY

#42 Dec 26, 2008
Jack wrote:
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Agree. The other downside here is that they will be giving up quite a few draft picks for signing these Type A FAs, which further bankrupts the minor league system. As a Met fan, I don't begrudge the Yanks signing these players; it would actually be less interesting in NY if they didn't(last year was a big snore when they decided to build around the kids).
Well said...

Another reason is the Yankees haven't pick in the top 15 of the June amateur draft since 1994. It's tough to get top prospects when drafting 25th or lower year after year...

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