We are all a fan of some team. Even the self-proclaimed objective journalists grew up rooting for someone. It’s simple human nature. I’m an Angels fan, and as such I don’t have a great deal of love for the Yankees. So it would make sense that I love the Vernon Wells trade. It removes an unproductive player from my favorite team and inserts him into the lineup of a competing team which I do not particularly root for. But life simply isn’t that cut and dry. This deal may actually turn out to be a thing of beauty for both ball clubs, and honestly, I hope it works out that way.
First of all, I don’t need to tell you that the Yankees are decimated by crippling injuries that come with having such an aged roster. Vernon Wells doesn’t fix this. What he does is give the Yanks a legitimate option to fill the gap until they can find a more productive solution. Wells is looking noticeably more limber this Spring. He’s seemed to have found the error of his pull-happy wa