Yankees Think About Trading Mike Tauchman

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The New York Yankees are reportedly fielding offers for outfielder Mike Tauchman, and it’s safe to say there is no shortage of interest.

Per reports, the Yankees may be seeking a relief pitcher in return, or at least a player with a long contract who can be part of the team’s future as well as the present.

None of this is exactly a major development. Tauchman probably won’t see much regular playing time, as he’s likely behind Clint Frazier, Aaron Hicks, Aaron Judge, Brett Gardner and Giancarlo Stanton.

Veterans Jay Bruce and Derek Dietrich are also trying to make it with the Yankees.

So it’s nothing personal with Tauchman. It just comes down to business and fielding the best possible outfit. Tauchman was fantastic in 2019 when the Yankees acquired him from the Rockies, but he was just so-so last season, which pretty much placed him back in the shuffle. It appears that now, he just may be the odd man out.

Written by Sam Amico

Sam Amico spent 15 years covering the NBA for Sports Illustrated, FOX Sports and NBA.com, along with a few other spots, and currently runs his own basketball website on the side, FortyEightMinutes.com.

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  1. is anyone less interested in the Yankees than i am?

    i live in Tampa and Yankee stuff is everywhere. drove by Steinbrenner Field and then Steinbrenner high school on my way to Watch Tom Brady working out at steinbrenner bird sanctuary park.

    2 of these places are real. guess.

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