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Yankees Bid for Igawa Just Doesn’t Add Up

November 28, 2006

The Yankees are known for being Major League Baseball’s biggest spenders, but they’re also known for using their money wisely.  When George Steinbrenner and Brian Cashman decide to fork over an amount of money most of us would rather not think about, they usually have a great reason for doing it — i.e. the player will make […]

Profile: Daisuke Matsuzaka

November 5, 2006

Daisuke Matsuzaka This offseason’s most treasured available player is not even on US soil yet.  He’s Japanese superstar righthander Daisuke Matsuzaka.  Matsuzaka has plenty of things going for him; he might be the best player ever to come from Japan to the MLB, he was the MVP of the inaugural World Baseball Classic, he has […]