Mainstays Masahiro Tanaka — was has been utterly brilliant — and Hiroki Kuroda are now part of a makeshift rotation that includes Vidal Nuno, David Phelps and Chase Whitley.
With so much uncertainty on the mound, when does Brian Cashman pull the trigger and acquire a top-line starter?
“I’d do it now if I could,” the Yankees’ general manager told WFAN co-hosts Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts on Tuesday afternoon. “First there’s gotta be players that are available that actually you can try to acquire. And then it’s about acquiring and matching up. Those animals don’t exist right now, but if they did and we could match up, we’d try to pull something if we could.”