The Major League Baseball trade deadline is fast approaching,and plenty of big names already are on the move.Carlos Beltran is headed to San Francisco, bolstering thereigning world champions for another run at the title and ColbyRasmus is out of Tony La Russa’s dog house in St. Louis and on hisway to Toronto.With the deadline looming Sunday, there are still a lot of bigdecisions to be made and big stars who could be getting changes ofscenery.The New York Yankees are in second place in the AL East, threegames behind Boston, which almost assuredly means they will beactive. The Yankees could be in the market for a quality starterwith Phil Hughes struggling and a left-handed reliever to help themchase down the Red Sox.”If we make moves, we feel that it’s to better the club and Ican’t tell you that we’re going to make any moves,” Yankeesmanager Joe Girardi said. ”Our club has got to where we are withthe pieces we have and we’ve done a good job. Will we tweak it? Idon’t know. Past history has shown the Yankees have done everythingthey can to tweak the club to make it better.”Other teams in baseball’s upper echelon like the Red Sox andPhillies will… Read full this story
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