TAMPA, FLA. (AP) - Chipper Jones in a New York Yankees’ uniform?
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman expressed interest Monday in the retired Atlanta Braves star as New York tries to shore up an injury decimated roster.
“He’d be perfect,” Cashman said. “I’d take Larry in a heartbeat. I think everybody would.”
New York is missing third baseman Alex Rodriguez, sidelined until at least July following hip surgery, and first baseman Mark Teixeira, out until May because of a strained tendon in his right wrist.
If Jones could slot in at third, Kevin Youkilis would shift over to first.