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Starlin Castro, Didi Gregorius Trades Turned Spare Parts into Yankees’ Future

class="ui-droppable">It was the first week of the season, a little early for bold statements. But Starlin Castro was already off to a great start with the New York Yankees, so why not?

"We want to be the best middle infield we can be," Castro said, referring to his new partnership with shortstop Didi Gregorius. "We want to be the best middle infield in the major leagues."

Maybe they can be, maybe they can't. But the fact that Castro could even bring up the possibility in the first week of the 2016 season shows how smart and fortunate the Yankees have been the last two winters.

They needed a shortstop because Derek Jeter was retiring and they had no immediate successor in their system. They needed a second baseman because in the first ...

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