Miguel Cabrera is a player of interest to the Yankees and Joe Girardi can vouch for him.
Brian Cashman and Omar Minaya were among the GMs who voted in favor of instant replay. This notebook from the GM Meetings also has updates on Alex Rodriguez, Andy Pettitte and some minor Mets moves.
If you’re a regular reader of his blog or The Journal News, then you knew eight days ago that the Yankees would offer A-Rod arbitration.
It’s 99-1 that Scott Boras would accept, as it would mean a one-year deal and public scorn. He’s done it in the past with clients like Kevin Millwoods. But A-Rod is no Kevin Millwood.
The Yankees will get a compensation pick from the team that signs Alex and a first-round “sandwich” pick. As Brian Cashman told us last month, he wants those picks.