Insider: Yankees will not lose ‘money cow’ Aaron Decide


Add The Athletic’s Chris Kirschner to the checklist of people that consider the New York Yankees will not lose All-Star slugger Aaron Decide to free company. 

“Cash will not be a difficulty for the Yankees,” Kirschner defined for a chunk revealed Friday. “Decide made the franchise richer this season together with his residence run chaseYES Community rankings had been increased than they’ve been in over a decade, and the crew drew 1 million extra followers this season than in 2021. To not point out all of the Decide gear followers bought.

“Decide is a money cow for the franchise. Will the Yankees let their hottest participant since Derek Jeter stroll with out doing the whole lot they’ll to maintain him within the Bronx?”

Kirschner additionally referenced how Decide insisted after the American League Championship Sequence sweep by the hands of the Houston Astros he desires to stay in pinstripes shifting ahead. 

Decide is on monitor to hit free company after he rejected a seven-year, $213.5 million contract extension supply from the Yankees earlier than the beginning of the season. Simply this week, it was reported that “there seems to be some actual concern throughout the Yankees’ ranks about their probabilities to maintain Decide” and stated that he might not less than discover the open market partly as a result of he and others heard boos from residence crowds all through the membership’s postseason run.

“These sorts of tales aren’t going to cease till Decide indicators his new contract,” Kirschner wrote. 

Kirschner did, nonetheless, admit that the Linden, California, native might in the end signal with the San Francisco Giants as a result of his household calls Northern California residence. Maybe San Francisco will win the signature of the four-time All-Star choice by providing him an absurd $500 million over 10 years.

“He’s too invaluable for the model, on and off the sphere, to lose,” Kirschner continued in regards to the Decide-Bronx Bombers relationship. “The most effective wager is the Yankees meet his contract calls for and proceed attempting to construct round him to get that elusive championship on his resume.”

The Yankees have not performed in a World Sequence since they received the 2009 Fall Traditional. 

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