Ok, explain this one to me, Russell Martin signed with the Pirates for two years instead of taking a one year contract with the Yankees???
Hopefully he’ll be upfront with everyone and admit he was only looking for the biggest payday he could find instead of playing for a winning team.
Not to badmouth the Pirates but the Yankess have a better track record in the past few years than they do. Russell’s is an ok option behind the plate but he’s not the one that going to take the Pirates to the next level.
I loved Russell when he was with the Dodgers and I was sad to see him go but he’s not worth $17.5MM.
Enjoy the payday Russell but I think your going to find it’s not worth the extra couple of millions you got when you’re watching the playoffs on TV again.