• Just how bad was Isiah Kiner-Falefa, and why did the Yankees choose to bring him back?

    4 days ago - By Boston Herald

    In today's Major League Baseball, what's the price for a player coming off a wildly disappointing season, one that saw them bat .261/.314/.327 with an 85 wRC+ while adjusting to the rigors of a major media market for the first time?
    Based on Isiah Kiner-Falefa's one-year deal to return to the Yankees, the answer is six million dollars. The infielder showed no pop - only five qualified players had a lower slugging percentage last season - and failed to cash in on his sterling reputation as a gloveman, committing a few postseason blunders that earned him a spot on the bench.
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