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Should NY Yankees Tap Detroit Tigers to Boost Outfield Depth?

the New York Yankees have a healthy crop of prospect outfielders in their farm system, it is evident this aging team is one big Curtis Granderson or Ichiro Suzuki injury away from losing offense in a competitive AL East.

With frugal leadership in a tough economy, could the Yankees find a trading partner in the Detroit Tigers to infuse talent and youth into New York's outfield corps?

It has happened before.

In December 2009, Detroit traded Granderson to the Yankees for Austin Jackson and Phil Coke as part of a larger three-team deal. In this deal, the Tigers also got starter Max Scherzer and reliever Daniel Schlereth from the Arizona Diamondbacks (in exchange for Edwin Jackson).

In retrospect, this trade backfired on the ...

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