I would say that as things stand now, Gardner starts in left with Soriano DH and Jeter at short. If everybody stays healthy he gets an occasional rest
Where The Yanks are right now, IMO:
I think the Yankees should forget trying to stay under $189M in 2014 - they are already too close to
Exactly. I was at first a bit confused at why they would go that much for him but on the XM Baseball channel they were breaking down next year's OF free
That's a good point.
Might as well get Ellsbury this year than Gardner next for what may amount to around the same money.
I had the pleasure of seeing him pitch live a few times (a win and a loss against the Yankees, and a no decision against Boston). Definitely a big Doc
I also think this may be why they went after Ellsbury. Do I expect Gardner to get 7/153? No but I think when you compare the player to the contract, I