By Brendan Kuty | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
Marlins near cope with ankees for Giancarlo Stanton, supply says
Pedro Portal | El Nuevo Herald
Shock should have been the very first thing most felt when information began trickling out that the Marlins and Yankees had agreed to a Stanton deal. The Yankees had simply added possibly the most effective participant in baseball, the Nationwide League MVP. Particulars hadn’t emerged relating to what they have been giving up, however this was a crew that was a recreation away from the World Series final yr, and so they have been bringing in probably the most highly effective hitter within the recreation.
Derek Jeter says he hasn’t spoken with Giancarlo Stanton
Al Diaz | AP
2. The precise deal
It ended up a steal for the Yankees, should you consider the early half of Stanton’s contract might be price stomaching it when he’s making greater than $25 million into his mid- and late-30s — supplied he doesn’t use his 2020 choose out. The Yankees agreed to take $265 million of his deal, getting $30 million from the Marlins to ensure they will nonetheless get beneath the $197 million luxurious tax threshold this season.