Tag Archives: Hal Steinbrenner

Contract talks between Cano and Yankees have not restarted, and notes

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There has been another report that the Yankees will eventually drop their goals of lowering their budget to below $189 million this offseason. The report seems like mostly speculation and I have not totally bought into the idea that Hal Steinbrenner has abandoned it after working towards it for the past two offseasons. The idea behind ...

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Hal Steinbrenner: $189 million budget for 2014 and beyond

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The Owners Meetings are going on this week which gave Ken Davidoff of the NY Post a chance to catch up with Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner to ask him some question about the team and The Budget Boss stirred up some controversy. The biggest bombshell that he dropped was the news that the Yankees goal of ...

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Brian Cashman frustrated by Hal Steinbrenner’s budget

It only seems like the Yankees have missed out on every free agent, but technically they have signed three - Andy Pettitte, Mariano Rivera, and Hiroki Kuroda. Two of them were never in any danger of leaving and the other one has loved his time here which didn't help. Beyond them, though, it's been a mess. ...

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Hal Steinbrenner: We’re all frustrated

The Yankees have now gone 19-25 since about a week after the All-Star break and have completely lost a 10-game lead in the American League East. It is enough to get owner Hal Steinbrenner's attention. “We’re all frustrated,” Steinbrenner told Ken Davidoff of the NY Post. “We’re all frustrated,” Steinbrenner repeated. “The fans are frustrated. I know ...

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Hal Steinbrenner denies that the Yankees are for sale

A story was published this morning by the NY Daily News that doesn't have any sources from the Yankees, but does have an unidentified source from within the banking industry that could be put up for sale in the wake of the Dodgers $2.175 billion sale. "There has been chatter all around the banking and financial ...

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Hal argues semantics as Yankees get stingy

Hal Steinbrenner came out and confirmed the rumor yesterday that the Yankees were aiming to get the team's payroll under $189 million by 2014 when the luxury tax penalties increase. Today he took to ESPN New York's Michael Kay show to tell everyone that the Yankees are not "slashing" payroll. "I read a couple of the articles," ...

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Hal Steinbrenner: $189M in two years is Yankees goal

When the new collective bargaining agreement went into place this past December, we heard that the Yankees wanted to get their payroll down to just $189 million by 2014 when newer, harsher penalties went into place. That never came directly from Brian Cashman or Hal Steinbrenner though, but when speaking with reporters Thursday morning Steinbrenner confirmed ...

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Steinbrenner Speaks: Free Agents, Igawa, and the Budget

Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner was at the GM meetings in Milwaukee on Wendesday and stopped to talk to reporters. Here is what he said via Chad Jennings of the Journal News: He said wouldn't be surprised if the Yankees did or didn't sign a big name free agent this offseason, adding that it was too early ...

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