A New York State Supreme Court judge on Thursday dropped all but one of the lawsuits in a lawsuit against the Yankees and Major League Baseball over his contract with the team's previous owners, who will still take the defendants to court during the last remaining battle. : breach of contract.
As reported by the New York Post, Nostalgic Partners, the consortium that owned the Staten Island Yankees from 2011 until the team's dissolution last winter, claims that MLB's "dramatic" downsizing fouled the Staten Island owners.
A written agreement between Nostalgic and the Yankees stated that the two sides would continue to do business together as long as the Yankees owned 5% of their Staten Island subsidiary, which they did at the time of the cuts, according to the post.
As the referee wrote: "MLB's decision to restructure its relationship with (Minor League Baseball) and to change the name of MLB's minor league association agr from a" professional development agreement "to" professional development license "is a" difference without difference "because it ignores the intention of the parties to maintain a relationship in the future. "