And then, of course, there’s Trevor Bauer making $38 million in Los Angeles this season and Francisco Lindor’s staggering 10-year, $341 million contract with the New York Mets. But of the 902 players on opening-day rosters, 417 had salaries under $1 million. That included 316 — basically 1 of 3 players — making under $600,000.
Per Yahoo Sports: “I don’t watch baseball at all,” Sheffield told CBS Sports Radio’s Tiki and Tierney show on Friday. They implemented all these rules now and they’ve changed the game so much, they’re making it more hitter-friendly -- even without having success. These guys can go out there and strike out 180, 190 times, and it’s OK.
But I’m really enjoying the Yankees fan base suddenly finding themselves in an unfamiliar and uncomfortable spot in the New York baseball hierarchy … being 5-10 really upset them! As Mets fans, when things aren’t going well, we’re fine, we’re used to it! But the Yankees fan isn’t used to tough times.