I love The Yankees, but I admit, this is getting ridiculous:

Teixeira’s deal raises the Yankees’ offseason spending spree to $423.5 million. Just last Thursday, they gave Sabathia a $161 million, seven-year contract and Burnett an $82.5 million, five-year deal.

The Yankees, preparing to move into their pricey new ballpark, will hold the four largest contracts in the sport. Third baseman Alex Rodriguez has baseball’s highest deal at $275 million over 10 years, and shortstop Derek Jeter is second at $189 million over 10 years.

Thing is, I think they’re all good signings.  AND…I wouldn’t be against them signing Ben Sheets either.

But god damn it — I’m a liberal.  I’m kind of sometimes communist.  And this is the only professional sports team I love?

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