MLB: Yankees spend big for Tanaka; will they win big?
NEW YORK — Two weeks ago time was short when the Yankees were granted an opportunity to meet with Masahiro Tanaka and agent Casey Close in Los Angeles.
Granted just two hours to make a convincing presentation and sell pitching for the Yankees, baseball’s winningest franchise sent a contingent of eight, including general manager Brian Cashman, manager Joe Girardi, pitching coach Larry Rothschild and team president Randy Levine. That was before offering a contract.
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