The Yankees need reinforcements right now both offensively and in their starting rotation. There is probably nothing they can do about their pitching this far in advance of the trade deadline with nobody ready to sell yet. However, Kendrys Morales is sitting out there and will not cost prospects or a draft pick after the MLB Draft is done on June 7th.
The Yankees should hold off on signing Morales until after the draft so it does not cost them a pick. Afterwards, all it will cost them is money, and Hal Steinbrenner recently said that he is willing to spend to upgrade the team.
“Always willing to look at options come July, come the trade deadline,” Steinbrenner told ESPN New York’s Andrew Marchand. “And I think we’ve shown that. Some years we’ve done stuff like last year with [Alfonso] Soriano. Some years we haven’t. But we’re not going to ever lay down and die. We’re going to do what we need to do to stay in.”
The Yankees offense has been pretty good so far this season.…