Well, they’re both Scott Boras clients, so there’s no tie-breaker there. I’ll say Hosmer signs first, if only because his estimated contract would be less than Martinez’s, thus conceivably bringing more teams into the bidding process. Plus, those “Hosmer to the Padres” rumors are heating up. If Martinez gets something like six years and $150 million and Hosmer six years and $120 million, I’d probably go with the Martinez contract.
Bills receiver Deonte Thompson on playing in a blizzard: “The snow was so high so every time we stepped in it, we would sink so it was tough to run a route. This is going to be something I tell my grandkids about. … It was a crazy day.”
In his eight seasons with the Marlins, Stanton, a career .268 hitter, has belted 267 home runs and has 672 RBIs. He has never played on a winning team; the Yankees reached Game 7 of the American League Championship Series last season.
Of those taken before him, 21 have played fewer than 100 games in the majors and 27 never made a big league debut.
In Las Vegas, oddsmakers at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook moved the Yankees’ odds of winning the 2018 World Series from 8-1 to 6-1 on Saturday morning. The Los Angeles Dodgers are currently the favorite at 9-2 odds.
The Broncos dug deep to put aside their embarrassment and look like they were supposed to look, for the first time in a long time. The Jets were there for the taking, and they took. The trick will be keeping it up in a winnable horse-powered road game on a short week.