Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman confirmed on Monday at MLB’s Winter Meetings that third baseman Alex Rodriguez needs hip surgery and will be out four to six months.
What does this mean for the Yankees? Well first off, the team is currently without -Rod and Derek Jeter, who broke his ankle in the ALCS against the Tigers.
Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News thinks that the Yankees need to look outside of their farm system and current roster to fill in their suddenly gaping hole. YES Network’s Jack Curry believes that Rodriguez’s criticism was deserved, but could rebound when healthy. And ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian thinks New York’s “significant holes” may make the Winter Meetings rather interesting for the Bronx Bombers.
Check out the video above from Monday’s NESN Daily to hear what they all had to say about the upcoming surgery, joined by NESN’s Jenny Dell.