Happy Monday morning, everyone.
It has been a while since I’ve posted and I figured, why not start off with an entry talking about what other writers have written? We’ll look at some Yankees news, and some news from around baseball, so grab a cup of joe, sit back and relax.
First up, Ken Rosenthal, in his column on Fox Sports, posted this morning at 8:00 a.m., expounded on the Yankees and Yoenis Cespedes. Amazingly, it’s January 18 and Cespedes has not been signed by anyone. Yesterday, Peter Gammons suggested that the Astros go in on Cespedes and today, Rosenthal suggested the Yankees trade Brett Gardner for a pitcher, then sign Cespedes.
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Such a move would require a trade of left fielder Brett Gardner, who is under contract for three more seasons and owed $38 million. A Gardner deal, however, would be difficult to pull off this late in the off-season, and any pitcher the Yankees acquired for him would need to be inexpensive if the team also was signing Cespedes.