Originally written December 06, 2012 on Lady At The Bat:
The Winter Meetings will come to a close today and, if all things remain the same, the Yankees will have signed and/or traded for no one.It's been a disappointing week for Yankee fans. Yesterday was especially disappointing, as Eric Chavez and Jeff Keppinger, two players who were looked at as a third base platoon in 2013, signed with the Diamondbacks and White Sox respectively. Several writers and reporters tweeted that the Yankees never even made either of them an offer. They now seem to be turning their attention to Mark Reynolds.Then there are the other positions that need filling or upgrading. Russell Martin's departure led to rumors earlier in the week that AJ Pierzynski was on the Yankees' radar. Also, with Nick Swisher obviously unwelcome for 2013, you heard names like Scott Hairston and Nate Schierholtz begin thrown around. Of course, all of this sit-on-your-hands lack of activity by the Yankees is due to their quest to get below the $189 million payroll threshol...
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