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It Might Be Time For The Yankees To Sell

After this afternoon’s 5-4 loss to the Red Sox, it might be time for the Yankees to sell. There’s no momentum to be found, and they have an average starting rotation at best and a dismal lineup of botched prospects and bad contracts to boot. Just a dumpster fire of a year in the Bronx. The Red Sox were losing 4-0 to the Yankees with ZERO hits going into the 8th inning.The Red Sox beat the Yankees, 5-4 🤯 @BRWalkoff pic.twitter.com/B2vUccAkfS— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) July 25, 2021 The Yankees stole yesterday’s game down three coming into the ninth on an improbable Rougned Odor two-run double, and then followed with a botched eighth and ninth inning tonight. Today’s letdown was merely a microcosm of the season — wild disappointment, followed by a surprising yet refreshing win, all to collapse with an on-the-field fart of a finale. And for those counting, the Yankees are spending just north of $203 million. That means they have little wiggle room for roster tweaks, and if they do, such tweaks pretty much have to pay off immediately. Going over the $210 million mark creates a luxury tax, and no team would want to cross that line […]

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Written by Gary Sheffield, Jr

Gary Sheffield Jr is the son of should-be MLB Hall of Famer, Gary Sheffield. He covers basketball and baseball for OutKick.com, chats with the Purple and Gold faithful on LakersNation, and shitposts on Twitter. You can follow him at GarySheffieldJr