Posted by MikeT23 on 3/27/2013 12:35:00 PM (view original):
Shall I recap the last few pages?
You suggested that the Yanks might outright release Jeter, and pay him 8m to do nothing, if he had a bad year.
I disagreed and suggested that you might not know it's a player option.
You said "No, I know but that's the team's perogative."
Several pages of why the Yanks would not release him and pay him 8m to do nothing.
You suggest that the Yanks could release him after the 2014 season if he has two poor seasons in a row.
I mention that his contract is over after the 2014 season so he can't be released.
So, are you asking, with even the slighest tone of seriousness, would the fans be OK if the Yanks didn't tender an offer to a 41 year old SS, who in your words "ain't takin' no leadership bench role, **** that noise. He's starting shortstop, take it or leave it *************", after coming off two poor seasons?
Yes, I'm serious. If the fans are OK with not resigning Jeter in 2015 when he wants to come back after a ****** season, why wouldn't they be OK with releasing Jeter in 2014 when he wants to come back after a ****** season?
I mean, since the fans make all the big decisions for the Yankees (Vernon Wells?