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Tuesday September 22nd 2020


What Happens to Lyle Overbay When Mark Teixeira Is Ready to Return?


The New York Yankees face a dilemma when Mark Teixeira is ready to come off the disabled list (which could be before June 1, reports Bryan Hoch of MLB.com). With Lyle Overbay performing so well in his stead, the team must figure out what to do with him.

Through 37 games, Overbay has posted a line of .256/.293/.488 with six home runs and 24 RBI. Surprisingly, his 24 RBI are second on the team to Robinson Cano's 25. Mark Teixeira is a top first baseman, though, so it's obvious that his return spells the end of Overbay's role as a starter.

The Yankees have three options with Overbay, even though one of them seems pretty unlikely. Not many teams would be in the market for a 36-year-old first baseman. ...

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