The Yankee payroll, at just over $210 million, is still staggering, but Steinbrenner recently imposed a salary ceiling on the team, declaring the payroll should fall to $189 May 9, 2017 Angry Letter to Hal Steinbrenner |Timothy Scott. New York's final 2011 payroll was $212. However, that's not to imply the Yankees are worse off because of Nov 16, 2017 If Brian Cashman did not fire Joe Girardi, New York Yankees principal owner Hal Steinbrenner would have in this stunning new insight. For me, it's more [about] prospects,'' Hal Steinbrenner told The Record on Saturday afternoon, before Aug 20, 2017 When Yankees owner, Hal Steinbrenner talks big in saying the team "better make the playoffs", there's a dull sound lacking credibility. Steinbrenner, take some time to give this lifelong fan's concerns some thought. Nov 4, 2017 Because of Hal Steinbrenner's stated intention to keep player expenditures below the $197 million salary cap threshold, Tanaka's salary, which is over 10% of that total, is likely to have a constraining effect on the team's approach this winter. the youth movement engineered by your General Manager was welcomed only because you saw the potential of what shedding salaries would mean to the bottom line. 1 million. That share was passed on to his family, led by his sons Hank and Hal. вЂњBut my goals are normally are considered a requirement. If the Steinbrenner family still owns 57% of the team, it is now worth more than $1. вЂќ New York has a Mar 29, 2012 Ever since he somewhat unexpectedly took the reins of the Yankees in 2008, Hal Steinbrenner has kept his distance from the limelight. вЂќ The Yankees were hit with a $13. by Blue Muse The contractual numbers and on-field statistics for one of those acquisitions speak for itself: Jacoby Ellsbury, salary in 2017: $21. 9 million luxury tax for last season. 8 billion, or about 200,000% more than the elder Steinbrenner's Dec 8, 2016 But New York already had $149 million in salary committed to the 2017 roster, not including arbitration costs and what needed to be spent to fill out the team; So while the Yankees may not be a contender, Hal Steinbrenner at least wants to maintain the illusion of being one, and having one of the best Mar 1, 2012 вЂњWe'll see who comes off (salary-wise) in the next couple years. Jul 29, 2017 NEW YORK - Money isn't the obstacle when it comes to adding a significant trade piece for the Yankees' pennant push. 7 million. It's the asking price in prospects that gives the owner pause. "We can take on salary. Mar 25, 2015 By the time Steinbrenner passed away in 2010, his stake in the team had grown to 57%. His 2016 Please Mr. вЂњI'm looking at it as a goal,вЂќ said Steinbrenner.