Gerrit Cole makes the Yankees the best team in the MLB - Tim Kurkjian | Baseball Tonight

Tim Kurkjian reacts to the news that Gerrit Cole signed a 9-year, $324 million contract with the New York Yankees. Kurkjian declares that this signing makes the Yankees the top team in the MLB.
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  • Luis Pacheco
    Luis Pacheco

    Yes! Cole's, makes the Yankee's a better Team" because he's a Big Time, Cheater!

    4 giorni fa
  • Classic Galactica
    Classic Galactica

    If you only knew the power of the dark side. Go Yanks!

    18 giorni fa
  • inutero10
    inutero10

    This is making me so hot

    20 giorni fa
  • Herman Thomas III
    Herman Thomas III

    He’s trash

    21 giorno fa
  • D Me
    D Me

    If they stay healthy, & they move Judge to 3rd or 4th in the order, where he should be, they could win....oh....143 games next year, and cruise to their 28th title.

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  • Herb Tan
    Herb Tan

    Let the Yankee haters begin in 3, 2, 1. . .

    Mese fa
  • yankeefan1281
    yankeefan1281

    paxton is a left handed cole, you will see paxton unleashed now that they have an analytic minded pitching coach

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  • cortney poe
    cortney poe

    Yankees just bought another World Series.

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  • Scott Taylor
    Scott Taylor

    Ohtani is an ace? Really?

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  • Christopher Wilson
    Christopher Wilson

    And espn get paid by the Yankees to prop them up. Even if the Yankees look good on paper they may be by depth the best team but they will still choke in the post season

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  • Bob Heck
    Bob Heck

    SUCH BULLSHIT!

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  • Bill Carrell
    Bill Carrell

    They haven't won squat yet and just because you have Cole really is no guarantee of success. He doesn't have the pitching staff to correct his delivery when it starts to fail and it will. He's going to be trying so hard to please, he'll be his own worst enemy and the Yankees will not know how to fix him.

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  • Bill Carrell
    Bill Carrell

    @No Name Time will tell. I watched every game he pitched in the last 2 years. He's good, but he needs constant approval and maintenance, something the stripes can't supply.

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  • No Name
    No Name

    you mean you hope he doesn't have the ability to correct his delivery haha yankees best team in mlb

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  • dave hockey
    dave hockey

    Not

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  • Hector Mantilla
    Hector Mantilla

    Okay enough with the taking lets play ball

    Mese fa
  • Brad Kirsch
    Brad Kirsch

    Fantastic. Now I can just skip the MLB season and just concentrate on the NFL. Thanx Yanks.

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  • No Name
    No Name

    nfl is boring. expect patriots right back in the superbowl

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  • Roberto Cruz
    Roberto Cruz

    The Yankees will win the World Series next season

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  • CUMBICA1970
    CUMBICA1970

    And yet they won't win the WS. Baseball is the unsurest sport in the world.

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  • Ramon Hernandez
    Ramon Hernandez

    I hope he never wins again... go astros!!!

    Mese fa
  • No Name
    No Name

    he never won in the first place as a yankees fan lol no cy young or world series

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  • Troy Aldrich
    Troy Aldrich

    The YANKEES are not going to WIN Anything. O-V-E-R-R-A-T-E-D... EYESpn and Tim. Have their Lips PLANTED on Yankee A$$.

    Mese fa
  • Jon Wheeler
    Jon Wheeler

    "The" MLB...really? From a network? Smh

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  • ChildOfThe1970s
    ChildOfThe1970s

    Can't envision a clean-shaven Gerrit Cole with short hair (per Yankee rules). Maybe he'll lose his strength just like Samson.

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  • Lou Caruso
    Lou Caruso

    THANKYOU !!! FOR REAL, For Speaking On German !!! Finally...Thank U...Peace

    Mese fa
  • javier arreola
    javier arreola

    No, not at all. At least that he pitches every single game. This is a team game and games need to be played.

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  • Big Dino
    Big Dino

    Who let's these guys speak on baseball..don't forget Washington won the world series and DeGrom is the Cy Young

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  • Will Zimmermann
    Will Zimmermann

    Righty

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  • Will Zimmermann
    Will Zimmermann

    Get hader next maybe lindor or Josh Bell switch hitting is so crucial in a mostly eighty lineup

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  • Bidwellz9
    Bidwellz9

    havent the yankees learned, dont sign contracts for that long....he could stink up the stadium for 9 years

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  • OfficialSlicked9778
    OfficialSlicked9778

    I know, baseball and hockey, different sports and all but if it's anything like how hockey has been, Stacked teams don't automatically mean championships. Which sucks if you've got a lot of cash down for a lot of years... but it also means you get many shots at it in theory. Either way it's an interesting thing that as the Yanks get more "stacked" they still haven't won since 09. BUT as a sox fan them being stacked makes me happy because it's my favorite rivalry in all sports. Born into hating the yankees and grew up in a time where I was able to see the sox comeback, beat the yankees and win the world series through many late game nights and early school mornings.

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  • snake pliskin2.0
    snake pliskin2.0

    Someone should remind Yankee fans celebrating being 2020 World Series champions that there are still 162 regular season games to be played yet.

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  • Bob Heck
    Bob Heck

    WHAT? REALLY?

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  • Jordan Delmont
    Jordan Delmont

    Let's go Yankees

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  • Geraldo Estrada
    Geraldo Estrada

    Well Yankees rules Cole has to shave and cut his hair lol

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  • Abel Cortez II
    Abel Cortez II

    I 100 percent disagree So basically the Yankees called the Astros out for “stealing signs”, and they get Gerrit Cole ( a pitcher ) from the Astros. How does that make them “the best team in the American League”? The Astros already know what he will throw because the pitching coach literally cut his era in half when he came to there team from Pittsburgh. And I don’t think the Astros are the only team that can beat Gerrit Cole, this is just what I think based off on how the Astros made him “unstoppable”..

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  • nelson bermudez
    nelson bermudez

    MLB=NBA. All the good players on like 4 or 5 teams! Boring!!!!

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  • nelson bermudez
    nelson bermudez

    Yankees trying to buy another world series ring

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  • Just Cruz
    Just Cruz

    Yankees: You cheated your way past us to the WS. Astros: Here, have Cole. Yankees: Congrats on the World Series run, beat us fair and square.

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  • Robert Yarzagaray
    Robert Yarzagaray

    Tim they are the best maybe on paper still has too prove on the field, i hope the Rays or Athletics beat them.

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  • angryjenkins
    angryjenkins

    If you're gonna go through the effort of photoshopping a yankee cap and uni on Cole, why not remove the beard? A trim on top couldn't hurt either ...

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  • Gerardo Esparza
    Gerardo Esparza

    Sorry, but no this doesn’t make the Yankees the best team. If history has taught us anything these big contracts always backfire on them.

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  • SavetheWater1
    SavetheWater1

    This is what’s wrong with baseball, if you have the most money you can just buy a championship

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  • Eddie Ah
    Eddie Ah

    I’ll be back here in October whenever the Yankees choke again

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  • Bidwellz9
    Bidwellz9

    basically

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  • Adam Morgan
    Adam Morgan

    2020 World Series champs NYY ⚾️

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  • William Wolfe
    William Wolfe

    The money won't be that catastrophic: CC, Didi, maybe Happ off the books. That's $35+ million right there. Now... work on dealing Stanton before 2023 so we can keep Judge and Gleyber. Eat 70% of the Stanton deal if you have to; keeping Judge into his 30s is paramount.

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  • snake pliskin2.0
    snake pliskin2.0

    Just wait a few years till we start seeing buyers remorse from some of these signings. Prime example Red Sox pitching staff and a few others but can’t sign and trying to trade their best player in Betts.

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  • GrungyAssCinema
    GrungyAssCinema

    I just came to the realization that those monsters are going to make him shave that majestic beard of his, so naturally, he won't be as good. This is coming from a Yankees fan.

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  • John Haeselin
    John Haeselin

    Chill Delilah

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  • Christian Ramirez
    Christian Ramirez

    HOUSTON ASTROS WILL BEAT THE NY YANKEES AGAIN

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  • Christian Ramirez
    Christian Ramirez

    WHASHINGHTON NATIONALS BEST TEAM

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  • rick hayden
    rick hayden

    maybe so but the astros won a world series without cole but did not win one with him. he is the best pitcher there is so the yanks better win the prize.

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  • It’s time To react
    It’s time To react

    Yeah how bout them yanks

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  • Javier Sánchez
    Javier Sánchez

    Good pitching wins games! That's kinda hard to do when their hitters choke under pressure in the postseason. You still got a idiot for a manager😂

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  • Javier Sánchez
    Javier Sánchez

    @Bob Heck The Yankees can't hit in clutch situations! So it don't matter who they throw on the mound.

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  • Bob Heck
    Bob Heck

    TROLL!

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  • Raffertywentz11
    Raffertywentz11

    Yankees Record 162-0

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  • Ben Casler
    Ben Casler

    Hung on to their money *Stanton*

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  • Tyler Durden
    Tyler Durden

    He already pitched in New York you dope, against us, and was unfazed. He will prosper

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  • Eloy Olivo
    Eloy Olivo

    Still not good enough

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  • Bob Heck
    Bob Heck

    IDIOTIC!

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  • Lark Macallan
    Lark Macallan

    yankees are going to do to baseball what jerry sandusky would do to a boy scout troop

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  • Jesus Barrera
    Jesus Barrera

    This team is no longer the empire, they’re the first order.

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  • Shane Musser
    Shane Musser

    Best team in the MLB? I think you might need to look again, pretty sure Kansas City or San Francisco has that locked down,lol

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  • Richard Nelson
    Richard Nelson

    Nice having the Evil Empire back.

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  • Sam
    Sam

    Last time the Yankee rotation was this good, it was Cone, Wells, El Duke and Pettitte with Irabu rounding it off. It was 1998 and they were among the best teams ever. I don't think they're quite at 98 levels, but with Cole, Sevy, Paxton and Tanaka, and German, Happ and Montgomery competing for #5, they're close. (Even better if they can trade Happ.)

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  • Greg Goldman
    Greg Goldman

    Baseball is a joke. Its needs a hard cap

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  • Greg Goldman
    Greg Goldman

    Can't wait for cole to blow his arm out first pich

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  • Bob Heck
    Bob Heck

    You BLOW FOOL!

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  • Ralph Garcia
    Ralph Garcia

    Almost 100 years ago, the Yankees bought Babe Ruth, making them a dynasty. History will repeat itself for the Yankees in the 21st century. I knew Cole wasn't going to sign with a California team. California is now the wildfire state due to global warming

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