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Breaking: Monty to STL. Bader to NYY.

Bader is a great defensive center fielder. But, he's also currently on the IL. And the Yankees need starting pitchers...huh?

 

Ethan's Quick Thoughts:

  • Harrison Bader is a great center fielder...but he's hurt. Why is Cashman trading a legitimate asset for another injured player? (Flashbacks to Ben Rortvedt)

  • I respect that the Yankees are "going for it" but this is such a strange move to understand. The Yankees already have enough outfielders. Or do they?

  • This move firmly pushes Aaron Hicks into the 4th OF role going forward (once Giancarlo Stanton returns from injury). This also moves Judge back into the right-field role and will put Stanton in a platoon-role with Hicks for left field.

  • What does this do for the Yankees rotation? Who is in it going into the playoffs?

    • Gerrit Cole, Nestor Cortes, Frankie Montas, Jameson Taillon, ???

  • I guess they're going to trust that Domingo German is ready to start pitching like he was again?

  • Maybe they're ready for Luis Severino to come back strong from his IL stint?

  • Maybe Clarke Schmidt is going to be pushed into a starting role?

  • They also traded away Waldichuk (for Montas) so their top-starting pitching prospect in Triple-A is now also gone.

  • Maybe they have another JP Sears-like player who is ready to break out?

7 comentarios


jjw49
03 ago 2022

Yankee pitching going into the playoffs......... Yikes stock up on the Rolaids!

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damont
02 ago 2022

What. The. Actual. &%$#@!???

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Mike Whiteman
02 ago 2022

In Cashman we trust...

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Philip Cashier
Philip Cashier
02 ago 2022

This move will boost the Yankee offense. The Yankees will now score at least 3 more runs in game when Monty would have pitched.

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Robert Malchman
Robert Malchman
02 ago 2022

Deadline's passed. Nothing else. Why do they need a no-hit, righty bat in centerfield? Bader and Hicks each have exactly 0.0 dWAR. Unless they're planning on doing a Voit/Gio/Carp special on the new "Master," I fail to see why they'd get rid of a solid lefty starter who has shown he can pitch in Yankee Stadium and who has another year of team control.

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fuster
02 ago 2022
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unless they're getting another starter, there's no reason to get rid of Monty.


if they have another starter on the way, it makes some sense.


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