Gerrit Cole just signed the biggest contract in baseball history for a pitcher, and it’s not particularly close. Does this mean the Yankees are the Yankees of old, and have they upended the Astros as the best team in baseball? Plus: The AL East is stacked. Is the addition of Cole, the best pitcher in baseball, enough to win that arms race?
Gerrit Cole, the New York Yankees, and $324 Million—a Baseball Love Triangle
Cole just signed the biggest contract in baseball history for a pitcher, and it’s not particularly close
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The NBA’s two recent structural innovations—the IST and the play-in—harness the drama of single elimination without compromising the legitimacy of the league’s ultimate annual championship. Plus, one X factor for every team in the semifinals and more.
Brian chats with Andrew Fillipponi about the upcoming Patriots-Steelers game on Thursday night. Then, Brian talks to The Boston Globe’s Conor Ryan about the Bruins and their recent slump, another terrific season from David Pastrnak, and more.
Exploring the history of Long Beach’s favorite sons with our friend Yasi Salek