MLB: Report indicates that the 29 teams want a luxury tax to ‘tie the hands’ of the Yankees

Historically, the new york yankees They are the team that spends the most on players in all MLB and who is always looking break the market with high-profile firms; however, in recent years this has not been the case and they have rarely reached for the checkbook to sign the best available free agents. However, apparently this is not by choice, but by “conspiracy” of the other 29 Major League teams.

According to reports by Sweeney Murti of WFAN, one of the things that Yankee authorities are most aware of, mainly owner Hal Steinbrenner and GM Brian Cashman, is the negotiation between the other owners and the MLBPA, where a new tax would be established. of luxury, since the near future of the organization will depend on it, mainly signing free agents and extensions such as that of Aaron Judge,

Murti mentions that the other 29 teams have conspired to keep the Yankees’ spending “in check” through the luxury tax and this time would be no different.

This brings us to the heart of the new joint contract negotiations: new caps and the luxury tax and penalties, which will be key in determining what the Yankees do with their next payroll. There are 29 other teams that would like to put a cap on the Yankees’ spending, and that’s exactly what they’ve created: A soft cap that the union agreed to.

Can the Yankees continue with their plans in the luxury tax?

Gabriel Delgado

I started as a rookie at Al Bat in early 2018 and am in my third season covering Major League Baseball as a web reporter. I’m a fan of the San Francisco Giants, number one defender of Barry Bonds, and hater of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Fernando Tatis Jr., Juan Soto and Ronald Acuña are the future of baseball, Mike Trout is overrated, and the Astros deserved to have the World Series taken from them for their cheating. Besides baseball, I also enjoy football, flag football, basketball, and just about any other game that involves a ball or ball. I’m also an amateur musician, a penniless gamer and very nerdy. Graduated in journalism from the University of Guadalajara, I graduated in 2017. Born in the world capital of shrimp, Escuinapa, Sinaloa. I lived for a while in Australia; I survived giant spiders, tasmanian devils and fought a kangaroo and didn’t die trying.

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MLB: Report indicates that the 29 teams want a luxury tax to ‘tie the hands’ of the Yankees