How Gleyber Torres’ transfer has Yankees searching for solutions

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In the midst of a prolonged MLB lockout, and with the Yankees nonetheless having a roster that wants appreciable tweaking earlier than it may be thought-about higher than it was on the finish of final season, it’s simple to neglect {that a} yr in the past right now, all of the Bombers wished to do was re-sign DJ LeMahieu.

Aaron Boone referred to as bringing again LeMahieu “probably our No. 1 priority” previous to the completion of the six-year, $90 million deal LeMahieu and the crew finally agreed upon. With LeMahieu again, it was hoped that he would accomplice with Gleyber Torres at shortstop to type a center of the infield the crew may rely on for years to come back.

But after a 2021 that noticed LeMahieu produce his worst season in New York, and Torres unable to stay at brief, the Yankees have extra questions on their center infield than they did right now final yr.

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