Winners and Losers of Gerrit Cole’s Record Deal With Yankees

December 11, 2019 - 9:15 am

Almost regardless of what happens between now and Opening Day, the New York Yankees assured Tuesday night that they'll be viewed as the biggest winner of the offseason, as they inked RHP Gerrit Cole to a record nine-year/$324 million deal.

Cole, 29, is a three-time All-Star, and has been arguably the best pitcher in the sport over the past two seasons. He'll join a Yankees team that's lost to his former team, the Houston Astros, in the ALCS two times in the last three years, including in 2019, when Cole was pitching against them.

Here are the early winners and losers of Cole landing with the Bronx Bombers:

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