So much for self-imposed deadlines. Hank Steinbrenner says the Johan Santana talks are over, but didn’t declare them dead.
Unless Boston is serious and lands him soon, don’t be surprised if the Yankees get back in it. It’s Dec. 4. The season doesn’t start for 117 days. The Yankees remain one of a small number of teams with both the prospects and cash to make this trade.
Now the Yankees may look into Dan Haren. Good pitcher, economical contract. Worth Phil Hughes and Melky Cabrera? I don’t see it.
Hold on tight, these Meetings are just getting started.