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With the signing of David Robertson, the Yankees payroll stands at $206 million, just $19 million above the magic number that Yankee fans everywhere have inked over their hearts.Today, I speak for the Yankiverse in saying: So close... and yet... so far away.Just nineteen million dollars. That's barely eight months of Arod. That's the Kansas City infield. That's one day of attack ads, three drone strikes, a movie starring Julia Roberts. Nineteen million dollars.Mmmmm. I can taste the austerity on my lips.Has John Sterling come up with his home run call for Russ Canzler?
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