It's something I never even gave the first thought to, so unfortunately I can't take credit for it. But my man Steve S. of the TYA family posted this genius proposition earlier today when he suggested an A.J. Burnett-for-Travis Hafner trade.
It makes perfect sense. Hafner fits the Yankees' need for a left-handed DH to likely platoon with Andruw Jones. And with his injury history, you have to figure he's going to be out of the lineup enough to allow the Yankees to use that spot for A-Rod and Jeter and Teix and whoever else is going to need it at one point or another during the season. And the fact that the Yanks would be ridding themselves of A.J. to fill the DH need is a classic "2 birds with 1 stone" situation if I've ever seen one.
Read the post and join the discussion. And Cash, if you're reading this, make it happen!
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