Tuesday, December 16, 2008

What I Learned Today

Nothing. I learned a whole lot of nothing. No update on Pettitte. No movement on the Melky/Cameron trade. And Teixeira is still on the market with the Yankees reportedly in the mix. Today was pretty much a wasted day.

Maybe tomorrow will bring some updates/news. I still think the Yankees chances for signing Mark Teixeira are slim, but I think the odds that they do are better than they were a few days ago. Am I the only one that thinks maybe the Yankees are waiting to see what happens with Teixeira before they fully commit to the Mike Cameron deal and to the signing of Andy Pettitte? According to Ed Price of the NJ Star-Ledger, the Cameron deal is supposedly done and the decision to pull the trigger is in the Yankees court. We haven't heard any details about the Cashman/Pettitte meeting that took place almost a week ago and I find that kind of odd. Normally, some kind of detail leaks out and we've heard nothing. Isn't that weird? Maybe Cash laid out the Yankees plans for Tex to AP and his offer/signing is based on what happens there? I don't know. I'm totally speculating and grasping at straws. I just hope they're pushing hard for Teixeira. Speaking of which, I also find it odd that we haven't heard anything about the Yankees offer to Teixeira. They're playing this one close to the vest. I really don't know what to make of it.

Hopefully, we don't have to wait much longer.

Peace, love and Pinstripes,



She-Fan said...

I don't think Cashman is playing it close to the vest on Tex. I think he's just not interested in spending the $. (Of course I'd love to be wrong.)

Alex said...

I think the Yankees are waiting to see if the Red Sox sign Teixeira. If they do, they're going to need to make some kind of counter signing or trade... Mike Cameron is not it.

I wouldn't be suprised if the Yankees go crazy for Manny if the Sox sign Teix. If the Red Sox don't get Teix, maybe the Yankees do the Cameron trade.

Honestly, i'd take Gardner over Cameron at the bottom of the lineup, so i'm hoping that trade doesn't go through.