Every year, it’s the same story: Fantasy baseball teams scramble in the first week to pick up that hot rookie or replace dud closer who has already gotten the hook from the manager.
Will the Yanks shake things up? Maybe, but don’t expect a blockbuster. So far, GM Brian Cashman — no stranger to wheeling and dealing — hasn’t been linked to anyone of the big-splash variety.
The Yankees are off to a 1-4 start to begin the season after failing to the Tigers 8-4 on Saturday.
The 22-year-old right-hander dominated three levels of the minors last year, earning Detroit’s Minor League Pitcher of the Year Award.
In the team’s first offseason following the death of owner George Steinbrenner, New York has said its top priorities are re-signing Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte.