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Yankees Should Add Fielder After Acquiring Kuroda and Pineda

the additions of Michael Pineda and Hiroki Kuroda, the Yankees have themselves a deep rotation. Getting Michael Pineda was pretty costly though, losing C/DH Jesus Montero in the process. The loss of a young power bat is something the Yankees are going to miss unless they go out and sign Prince Fielder.

The Yankees are in need of youth, which is why trading away a player like Montero (just 22 years old) to me is a mistake. Projected to be a .300 and 25 HR guy for the Yankees, Montero is the Yankees' best prospect. Losing his potential bat at C/DH will be hard to replace.

If you sign Prince Fielder you get the best bat available.  He will smash at least 35 HR in lefty friendly Yankee Stadium. Prince is still in his 20s, so you add some youth ...

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