The Other First Base Solution from San Francisco

The Other First Base Solution from San Francisco

In many respects, Buster Posey’s value to the Giants is limited, but for the right team he could still play a valuable role. The right team would have to have enough power so that Posey, who can still get on base with a good frequency, but is no longer a major home run threat, would not be expected to be the big bopper. It would also have to be a contending team who would benefit from using Posey as an occasional catcher because of his great skill at handling pitchers, particularly young ones. If that team happened to have playing time available at first base and DH, but had a young catcher who was expected to be the starter but who might benefit from Posey’s experience and guidance that would be even better. 

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Rebuttal: Why the Yankees Should NOT Trade Miguel Andujar at the Trade Deadline

Rebuttal: Why the Yankees Should NOT Trade Miguel Andujar at the Trade Deadline

Earlier today, the Yankees blog RiverAveBlues posted an article highlighting on three reasons on why it would make sense to for the Yankees to trade Miguel Andujar at the July 31st trade deadline.

With the storm of rumors, speculations, and trade ideas that occur during this time of the year, Mike Axisa makes some good points on why a Miguel Andujar trade wouldn't be a bad decision from the Yankees brass.

At the very least, listening to what he could help the Yankees receive in a trade is an obvious move, even if they did keep Andujar untouchable during talks for Gerrit Cole during the offseason.

However, as this team looks towards a long playoff run, I'm going to look at why it wouldn't make sense for the Yankees to "add by subtracting" with a trade of Miguel Andujar.

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