Originally written on Sports Rumor Alert  |  Last updated 5/15/14
With all the injury issues in the pitching department of the New York Yankees, the Yankees might need to search the league for a suitable replacement. Only two of the seven pitchers the Yankees have had in the starting position have an ERA below 4.00.By User chris.ptacek on Flickr via Wikimedia CommonsWhen asked by reporters on the issue of external pitching options, Yankee General Manager, Brian Cashman said, "Oh, I'd be open to any external options, but they're really hard to find this time of year."With CC Sabathia on the DL with knee problems, Michael Pineda on the DL because of his shoulder and Ivan Nova out for the season because of Tommy John surgery, the Yankees may need to seriously consider a possible trade for a decent starting pitcher.According to Scott Miller of Bleacher Report, there are three major pitching possibilities for the Yankees to choose from, Jeff Samardzija, Kyle Kendrick and David Price. Kendrick is the least expensive option while Samardzija will b...
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