Monday: Stephen Strasburg gets $245 million from the Nationals.
Tuesday: Gerrit Cole gets $324 million from the Yankees.
Wednesday: Anthony Rendon gets $245 million from the Angels.
Over three days, Scott Boras negotiated $814 million worth of deals.
As an injured, sobbing CC Sabathia left Game 4 of the ALCS, who was there with tears in his eyes giving a stand ovation?
Gerrit Cole. He knew this was where he wanted to be.
The Yankees committed more money to Gerrit Cole ($324M) than the Pirates have to free agents in the last 25 years ($299.5M).
Gotta say ... Gerrit Cole's lookin' pretty good in pinstripes.
💰 Gerrit Cole: $324 million to Yankees
💰 Stephen Strasburg: $245 million to Nationals
💰 Anthony Rendon: $245 million to Angels
Scott Boras negotiated $814M from just 3 players 🤯
Hey did you guys know Gerrit Cole is a member of the New York Yankees?
As it turned out:
Mike Trout did not go home to play in Philly.
Gerrit Cole did not go home to play in SoCal.
Anthony Rendon did not go home to play in Texas.
Major MLB Free agent signings
Stephen Strasburg, 7 years $245 million
Gerrit Cole, 9 years $324 million
Anthony Rendon, 7 years $245 million
Bat Boy, 8 years $200 million
$3,000,000: Gerrit Cole's average check he will make EVERY TWO WEEKS of the baseball season for the next nine seasons.
Gerrit Cole salary breakdown.
$36M per season
$1.09M per start
$170,000 per inning
$10,700 per pitch
Play baseball kids.
Major League Baseball says it can't afford to pay minor league players more than $7,000 a year - and that it must eliminate 42 minor league teams.
Also Major League Baseball: The Yankees just signed 1 pitcher to a $324 million contract.
End this greed. https://t.co/kudW492zoV
Waking up to the Gerrit Cole news? Chew on this:
$36M: 2020 salary for Cole
$~34M: 2020 combined salary for -Corey Kluber ($17.5M)
-Carlos Carrasco ($10.25M)
-Mike Clevinger ($~4.25M)
-Shane Bieber, Aaron Civale, Zach Plesac & Adam Plutko (~$563K-$585K each)
Should Anthony Rendon sign tonight, it would be an incredible trifecta for Scott Boras clients after Stephen Strasburg and Gerrit Cole signed Monday and Tuesday, respectively, for a combined $569 million.
So just like that Scott Boras’ clients, Gerrit Cole, Stephen Strasburg, and Anthony Rendon sign for $814 million in three days. What a week
Gary Sanchez when going to the backstop 63 times after every off-speed pitch from Gerrit Cole. 😂😂
Scott Boras's winter, so far:
Gerrit Cole, $324 million
Anthony Rendon, $245 million
Stephen Strasburg, $245 million
Mike Moustakas, $64 million
$878 million, with more to follow.
Good morning! Gerrit Cole is a Yankee.
Brian Cashman said he called Gerrit Cole the team’s “white whale” to his face during their meeting.
Re: the notion that the Evil Empire Yankees are back, Cashman said they’ve used more tools in recent decades, from scouting to player development. “The hammer is still available.”
The Wall Street Journal @WSJ
The Yankees signed Gerrit Cole to the largest free-agent pitching contract in history, worth $324 million over nine years https://t.co/zkIoqmkGyA
Even by the #Yankees standards, Gerrit Cole is getting a BIG contract.
Brian Kenny on why it's good for baseball. #MLBNow
Andrew Friedman said this about missing out on Gerrit Cole despite reportedly offering a $300M contract: "There have been and there are going to be lots of times when someone's first choice is the Dodgers and we get that advantage. When we don't, we certainly understand it."
Today’s video goes out to Andy Pettitte. After helping secure Gerrit Cole, he deserves some love. Pettitte was dominate in his outing against the Phillies in game 6 of the 09’ World Series. He has the most postseason W’s of all time with 19 🏆🔥🐐 #YYVOTD https://t.co/PJ1fo3FSbI
En los últimos dos días, Scott Boras ha firmado a tres jugadores por 814 millones de dólares, casi el total del valor de #Reds, #Royals #Rays y #Marlins (cada franquicia), según Forbes.
Gerrit Cole 324
Stephen Strasburgh 245
Anthony Rendón 245
today - 12/12!
• We give our reactions to the Yankees signing Gerrit Cole to a record 9 yr/324M contract and Didi signing in Philly.
• Voicemails featuring YOUR reactions to the news!
Gerrit Cole signed with the Yankees for $324 million over nine years. That works out to $98K per day.