Yankees' Hal Steinbrenner: 'Individuals are concerned about us'

Giancarlo Stanton (Getty Pictures)

Whereas Hal Steinbrenner does not essentially like being the dangerous man, he’s advantageous together with his workforce being seen that method.

After the Yankees acquired former Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton, New York is as soon as once more being referred to as “The Evil Empire” and Steinbrenner does not hate it.

“It means you’re related once more, if individuals are beginning up with that stuff once more,” the Yankees proprietor informed Newsday Sports activities. “Individuals are concerned about us.”

With the acquisition of Stanton the Yankees now have each the 2017 Nationwide League MVP and the runner-up for the American League MVP in Aaron Decide. Additionally they have rising stars Gary Sanchez and Greg Fowl on their roster giving them a proverbial assassin’s row.

These could also be excessive praises at this level, however it is not out of the realm of risk that the Yankees lead MLB in residence runs and runs scored, and with how they acquired to that time is why groups are again to disliking what was a remarkably likable group in 2017.

Many really feel the Yankees didn’t have to surrender sufficient to accumulate Stanton from the Marlins. Contemplating the very fact Miami is now run by a former Yankees nice in Derek Jeter, the questions could also be properly-based.

Nonetheless, the Yankees did what any group would do within the state of affairs they have been put in. The Marlins needed to eliminate Stanton and his contract and the Yankees had the means to get it carried out. It might not odor nice, however it was completely authorized and put the Yankees in an excellent place with their lineup this season.

“That’s an enormous contract, some huge cash, and we have already got a couple of outfielders,” Steinbrenner stated. “However I used to be very within the concept as a result of when you have probability to get a participant like him, you’ve received to take a look at it.”