Found December 06, 2012 on hardballchat.com:
The New York Yankees were not thought to have been a team in need of a third baseman, figuring Alex Rodriguez and his massive contract (and even more massive ego) were almost impossible to move. But following the news that A-Rod now needs surgery on his other hip and will miss at least the first month or two or three of the 2013 MLB season, the Yankees are in the market for a player to handle the hot corner duties. Could that mean bringing in Yankee killer Mark Reynolds or Kevin Youkilis? You know what they say. If you can’t beat them, join them? In this case, if you can’t beat them, make them join you. Reynolds would be the better fit in this lineup as a power hitter who either hits home runs or strikes out. I am not saying that is how teams should build their lineups, but it is clearly one with which New York has become comfortable. But he will also likely come as a more expensive option in comparison to Youkilis, and the Yankees’ brass is intent on lowering payroll, meaning Reyno...
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