Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 3/24/13
  Desperate times calls for desperate measures, and make no mistakes about it, this is a move of desperation by the New York Yankees. Earlier, we reported that Yankees shortstop and captain Derek Jeter, will almost certainly miss the beginning of the season because he has yet to fully recover from a broken ankle he suffered in the postseason late last year. The Bronx Bombers are also going to start the season without the services of key players such as Alex Rodriguez, Curtis Granderson, and Mark Teixeira, so something had to be done to plug the holes and retrieve some of the home runs missing from their lineup . Well, according to a report via Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, the Yankees are in talks with the Angels to acquire outfielder Vernon Wells. The New York Yankees and Los Angeles Angels are closing in on a trade that would send outfielder Vernon Wells and a large amount of cash to the Bronx, sources told Yahoo! Sports on Sunday. Wells has a no-trade clause and could reject any ...
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