December 1, 2020

Yankees’ Miguel Andujar is a popular trade target by rival GMs (New York Post)



The Yankees have big plans for Miguel Andujar in the 2020 season. They apparently are not alone.

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman revealed on Wednesday that there have been substantial inquiries into what he plans to do with Andujar, who missed the majority of last season with a partial labrum tear.

“I’m definitely getting a lot of interest in Miguel Andujar while I’m sitting down here,” Cashman told ESPN Radio on Wednesday while in Scottsdale, Ariz., for the MLB GM Meetings. “I’ve got clubs asking me, ‘What are you going to do with him? We’d have an interest in him. Mark us down.’”

Cashman was asked about the dilemma the Yankees face with Andujar after Gio Urshela broke out in the 24-year-old’s absence at third base in 2019. Cashman said that there have been discussions about using Andujar, a natural third basemen, elsewhere.

“Whether it’s, ‘Can he play first? Can he play the outfield?’ You start playing those mind games, it’s anything that you want to do, but I’ve been around long enough, when a bat’s good enough…” Cashman said.

Cashman acknowledged Urshela’s success and characterized him as a “gift from God” when…

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