Early reports have the NY Yankees signing Mark Teixeira to an 8 year, $180MM contract with a full no trade clause. This brings the total to $423.5 Million to Tex, C.C. and A.J. - with plenty of time left to spend more. Ramon Hernandez Put Down the Gun will have more details as they emerge, but if there was any question as to whether a spending limit exists for this franchise, this has got to be a resounding answer. As a matter of fact, it appears that the Yankees are determined to have their offseason moves referred to in the billions of dollars, as in "$.424B to 3 players." Let's just take a look at this lineup (in no particular order):
If this team stays healthy, it should absolutely annihilate the AL East, and has got to be the overwhelming favorite in Vegas to win the World Series.