MLB trade rumors: Yankees have reportedly reached out to 20 teams about deal for starting pitcher

The Yankees are looking to add a starter before the trade deadline.
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New York general manager Brian Cashman has reached out to about 20 teams to discuss a potential trade for a top starter, according to a report from ESPN. Cashman said Friday Austin Hooper Authentic Jersey he will continue to make phone calls.

This team has really earned the right to get reinforced if we can possibly find a way, Cashman said to reporters. We really like the team we’ve got, and we’d certainly love to make it better if it’s possible.

If we didn’t take Tulo, our internal debate was Andrew McCutchen or Jay Bruce. We were prepared to go in either direction. We liked both players a ton. Either of those picks would have turned out to be really good picks for us. I think both of those guys would have even played up more in our venue than they would in the venues they ended up in. When the Seattle Mariners took Jeff Clement, we really were excited. We didn’t just like Tulo’s ability; the more we Authentic Chris Davis Jersey got to know Tulo, he had an intangible combination of competitiveness and leadership that we thought would be perfect for where we were at as an organization and the type of team we would be putting around him. We also thought he’d be quick to the big leagues, which turned out to be the case, too.

Dykstra’s rap sheet is a long one, including time spent in prison for grand theft auto and providing false financial statements. Previously, he also filed for bankruptcy, was charged with sexual assault and indecent exposure on separate occasions and has been linked to street drugs and steroids

It is Dykstra’s admitted use of steroids along with an over-the-top-personality that Backman believes helped land his ex-teammate in trouble time and again.

It’s an example people should understand, that’s what that scan do to you, Backman said of steroid use. With Lenny, it’s what he did to his body with the steroids. It made him a better player… I don’t agree with it… but when Lenny does something, it’s full bore, there’s no halfway. If he does it, he does it all the way.