Gerrit Cole's record-setting contract with Yankees | MLB Winter Meetings | Baseball Tonight

Gerrit Cole's record-setting contract with Yankees | MLB Winter Meetings | Baseball Tonight

Clinton Yates and Jeff Passan react to Gerrit Cole’s $324M deal with the New York Yankees, the biggest contract in the history of the MLB for a pitcher, and what it means for the rest of free agency. Baseball Tonight is live from the 2019 Major League Baseball Winter Meetings in San Diego, California.

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50 Comments

  1. Ryan H on December 20, 2019 at 7:33 pm

    Why are people hating on what he gets paid? Is it coming out of your pocket? No. so why does it matter.



  2. C K on December 20, 2019 at 7:33 pm

    Never give that Rivera chick the mic again, TERRIBLEEEEEEEEE commenting, stick to QVC baby🤫✌️



  3. Talkin Sports with R&C on December 20, 2019 at 7:37 pm

    DIDI is a far better defensive player then Torres this guy doesnt know what he talking about



  4. Julian Lennon on December 20, 2019 at 7:39 pm

    Seve is good but he folds under pressure. He lacks the poise but in time he will be better in pressure games but not great..



  5. Lincoln Storage on December 20, 2019 at 7:41 pm

    Evil empire???? The Astros and Red Sox will have to give up WS titles for cheating. If not for the cheating, Yankees win in 2017. Or the Astros and Sox should have to pick up
    Cole’s tab. Now we have someone who can take on anybody.



  6. Benny Lowery on December 20, 2019 at 7:42 pm

    You can never count on a pitcher.



  7. Jermaine Mitchell on December 20, 2019 at 7:45 pm

    So proud to be a Yankee



  8. amarti23 on December 20, 2019 at 7:46 pm

    Cashman said it in one word……..ENJOY 💁



  9. Willi J on December 20, 2019 at 7:49 pm

    Sánchez is our catcher 😂 not Torres



  10. Matt Harrelson on December 20, 2019 at 7:50 pm

    As a Braves fan, I’m just glad to see Cole stay in the AL.



  11. Arthur J on December 20, 2019 at 7:51 pm

    Go and get Bumgarner now and put the Yankees over the top for many years to come 👍



  12. Jason Shampansky on December 20, 2019 at 7:52 pm

    They gave this guy a 9 yr 324 million dollar deal who had 1 amazing career year and he won’t be in the hall of fame and that’s 1 million dollars a start, so he will be making 36 million dollars when he’s 38 yrs old wow, I guess by then some pitchers will be making 50 million dollars a year by then 🤦‍♂️



  13. Franciel stories on December 20, 2019 at 7:53 pm

    will Urshela play third base over Andujar?????



  14. TheTommyboy63 on December 20, 2019 at 7:53 pm

    Nobody, NOBODY should be paid this much Money to throw a Ball…completely obscene!



  15. Julian Lennon on December 20, 2019 at 7:55 pm

    Madbum at 15 m per year, would have been a real steal.. guys still a stud and really effective.



  16. J B on December 20, 2019 at 7:57 pm

    more like Shareit Cole



  17. Ambiorix Acevedo on December 20, 2019 at 7:59 pm

    The Angels need to sign Madison B, Dallas K, trade their top prospects 2 n 3 for D.Prices….and Donalson for 3B



  18. Pica Pollo on December 20, 2019 at 7:59 pm

    Yankees dont learn!!!!!



  19. Ben Levy on December 20, 2019 at 7:59 pm

    Ya know who had a 5 year plan, Stalin.



  20. Donald Trump on December 20, 2019 at 8:01 pm

    Judge Cole 2020



  21. BoricuaBoy88 on December 20, 2019 at 8:01 pm

    Yankee fan here. I was in favor of the LeMahieu signing even before it happened. Looking at the Cole signing now, aren’t we glad we didn’t actually blow all that money on Machado or Harper last year?🙃



  22. Parker Colella on December 20, 2019 at 8:03 pm

    4:35 Torres is quite the talented man being able to play multiple positions like that.



  23. Bob Heck on December 20, 2019 at 8:07 pm

    The best possible move to win is Cole, period.



  24. Custom Shade on December 20, 2019 at 8:08 pm

    ♫ Cashman, take our blues away ♪
    –Carole King



  25. Jr Villanueva on December 20, 2019 at 8:08 pm

    Torres as catcher? Dont they mean Sanchez



  26. keanu hernandez on December 20, 2019 at 8:09 pm

    Yankees world series a definite hahahahah lets gooooo about time we made a deal this big we the FAVORITE



  27. Vode on December 20, 2019 at 8:13 pm

    This woman reporting is absolutely pointless.



  28. TC on December 20, 2019 at 8:13 pm

    So, in reality, this equates to more than $1 million per inning. And we wonder why ticket prices are so high. At some point this has to stop.



  29. Houdini on December 20, 2019 at 8:13 pm

    Not a single pitcher in this universe is worth anything close to this. Keep pissing your money away yanks!



  30. Brian Delgado on December 20, 2019 at 8:13 pm

    They should have only gave him 7 years it’s rare that a player finishes his contract Arod did not finish his ten year contract



  31. Benny Lowery on December 20, 2019 at 8:15 pm

    These guys know so little about sports that it is pathetic.



  32. Julian Lennon on December 20, 2019 at 8:15 pm

    Didi is a tough break up… hes a defensive gem.



  33. Fran on December 20, 2019 at 8:15 pm

    Mission accomplished. Now he can lay back and not pitch as hard.



  34. Xclusive on December 20, 2019 at 8:16 pm

    Nobody deserves that much $$ This is getting ridiculous. Whats sad is that the fans that make an average of 50k a year will have to pay for his salary. With higher ticket prices and everything sold in stadium. Yankees back to trying to buy a World Series.👎



  35. Joe on December 20, 2019 at 8:17 pm

    Verlander better



  36. Minerva 206 on December 20, 2019 at 8:19 pm

    He’s gonna get off to a slow start, Yankees will panic and trade him mid-season. Contracts mean nothing in professional sports today.



  37. James Niagu on December 20, 2019 at 8:19 pm

    9 years is way toooo much smh



  38. Arthur J on December 20, 2019 at 8:19 pm

    The Angels haven’t been a good team since the Darin Erstad, Jim Edmonds, Tim Salmon days



  39. Benny Lowery on December 20, 2019 at 8:20 pm

    The Yankees are fools!



  40. Parasitic Jewish Banker on December 20, 2019 at 8:22 pm

    ESPN is horrible. This is why I watch MLB Network.



  41. El BARBU on December 20, 2019 at 8:22 pm

    I don’t like the lineup I think it’s a downgrade from last yr Clint Frazier mike tauchman not a believer in those guys



  42. Branson Otis on December 20, 2019 at 8:22 pm

    Bro is she dumb? Didi isn’t a big loss 😂



  43. bronco devil on December 20, 2019 at 8:24 pm

    We all pay for this. Don’t know why it’s celebrated.



  44. Julian Song on December 20, 2019 at 8:25 pm

    difference between an empire and a Republic…



  45. Robert Cadenas on December 20, 2019 at 8:26 pm

    Thank you for being an Astro, wish you good luck in your next adventure.



  46. Solo Uzi on December 20, 2019 at 8:26 pm

    Let’s gooooooo welcome to the Bronx Gerrit Cole



  47. Mexican Taco dog on December 20, 2019 at 8:26 pm

    Lo hizo muy bien con los astros ahora que se está moviendo a otro equipo. Los Yankees están malgastando su dinero en estos jugadores que tal vez no les vaya bien.😕😒



  48. Christopher Gagg on December 20, 2019 at 8:28 pm

    I thank god …and my grandpa …he made me a yankee fan



  49. Stephen Shortt on December 20, 2019 at 8:28 pm

    Gerrit Cole has proven himself as one of the best pitchers in baseball over the past two years but NO PLAYER or human being us worth this type of money. Ridiculous! That is why baseball is no longer America’s past time.



  50. Axl R on December 20, 2019 at 8:29 pm

    Wow baseball is so boring