(Syndicated from An A-Blog for A-Rod)
Since the acquisition of Dean Anna
a few days ago last week, there’s been a lot of talk about what other roster moves might be coming. I’ve seen more than a few people suggest trading Eduardo Nunez, but let’s be realistic here. Teams aren’t lining up to trade for a utility infielder who can’t field or hit, no matter what his age and upside may be. Nunez’s trade value has all but expired and if they aren’t going to DFA him, the best thing the Yankees can do is hold onto him and hope he can provide some value in limited work.
A better idea if they’re looking to move an infielder for something might be to trade Corban Joseph. He was excommunicated from the 40-man roster to open up a spot for Anna, a pretty damning statement about where he stands in the organizational pecking order these days, but in terms of trade value he still has to have more than Nunez. …