Yankees Outfield Situation

The Yankees' acquisition of Curtis Granderson yesterday obviously affects their other outfielders and free agents Johnny Damon and Hideki MatsuiESPN's Buster Olney says that if the Yanks re-sign Damon, they're more likely to trade Nick Swisher.  He finds it "increasingly unlikely" that they re-sign Matsui, whether or not Damon returns.  Olney doesn't mention it, but we also have to consider the possibility Melky Cabrera is dealt.  Damon, for his part, still thinks there's a window for him to return (talking to Tyler Kepner of the New York Times).

Swisher, 29, hit .249/.371/.498 in 607 plate appearances this year, drawing 97 walks and hitting 29 home runs while playing right field and a little first base.  He's guaranteed $16.75MM over the next two seasons.  Do you prefer Swisher or Damon, if you had to choose one?


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