The plans of the New York Yankees for the 2020 season could have already broken down long before the Bronx Bombers made the first move, since apparently, the Colorado Rockies would have already moved ahead of the situation they have on their doorstep. star Nolan Arenado.
According to Mark W. Sanchez of the New York Post, the Colorado Rockies are very close to reaching an agreement with Arenado for a contract extension, since they want to avoid at all costs that their star becomes a free agent at the end of the season. 2019 campaign, when your current contract expires.
Several teams, mainly the New York Yankees, began to smack their whiskers with the possibility of hiring one of the best baseball players in the baseball for a possible record contract, after Arenado won a contract of 26 million dollars for this one. season through arbitration.
In 2018, Arenado had a salary of 17 million 750 thousand dollars and had a season worthy of MVP, to be in third place in the voting, after Javier Báez and the winner Christian Yelich. The Rockies of Colorado player had a .297 average with 38 home runs and 110 RBIs.