It’s been a typically slow-feeling last week or so in Yankeeland, as some of us are still content to bask in the glow of the World Series victory, while others are looking to stoke the fires of the Hot Stove. I’m probably somewhere in the middle. I’d love to sit back and do nothing but enjoy #27, but at the same time, as a hardcore Yankee fan I’m looking for something new to read about the team every single day, hence the creation of this blog.
Last week’s Yankee rumor du jour involved the team trading for Tigers’ center fielder Curtis Granderson, as Detroit GM Dave Dombrowski has apparently been tasked with cutting payroll. Somewhat less discussed is what the Yankees would actually have to give up to acquire Granderson, although Steve at the Yankee Universe has a great post up about this potential deal (h/t to RAB).
On the face of it, trading for a guy like Granderson to play center seems like a no-brainer.… Click here to read the rest