New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge (99) reacts with right fielder Giancarlo Stanton (27) after hitting a home run during the fifth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park

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Yanks Most Valuable In MLB At $4 Billion, Forbes Estimates

April 11, 2018 - 3:40 pm

NEW YORK (AP/105.3 The Fan) — The New York Yankees are the most valuable franchise in baseball at an estimated value of $4 billion, according to Forbes.

The Los Angeles Dodgers are second at $3 billion, followed by the Chicago Cubs ($2.9 billion), San Francisco Giants ($2.85 billion) and Boston Red Sox ($2.8 billion).

The Texas Rangers are the 13th most valuable franchise at $1.6 billion. 

The Yankees’ YES Network broadcasts Forbes “SportsMoney” television show, and the Forbes article accompanying the franchise values released Wednesday was written by the managing editor of the show.

Tampa Bay is the least valuable team, estimated to be worth $900 million.