(Editor’s Note- This post originally appeared on ESPN’s SweetSpot yesterday evening. Thanks to the mothership for giving us a shout out)
The New York Yankees have yet to add any unrestricted free agents of note this offseason and have made it known that they are waiting until their big contracts come off the books until they go back into the high-priced free agent pool. They have managed to improve through trades for Starlin Castro and Aroldis Chapman, but not spending any money has left the team still weak in a few areas and with many questions.
There is, however, a free agent out there in his prime who could be exactly what the Yankees need to make another playoff push in 2016.
The top areas of concern may be the middle of the order and right-handed power. Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira and Carlos Beltran all turned back the clock in 2015 and were extremely productive when healthy.… Click here to read the rest