And why are all my Brennan Boesch-based posts titled in the form of a question? Last week it was wondering how and if Joe was planning on using Boesch at all after he didn’t get much burn in the first few games. This week it’s trying to figure out what the rationale is in Boesch getting worked out at first base before the last few games. He’s never played a game at first in his professional career, and according to Boesch he hasn’t played it since high school. The Yankees, even with Teix out of the picture for the near future, are pretty well covered at first right now with Lyle Overbay and Kevin Youkilis, and there are a few other guys on the roster who make more sense as an emergency option over Boesch. So why look to add another body to the position so early in the season? And why Boesch?
Well, maybe this answers my original question of where does Boesch fit in on this roster? … Click here to read the rest