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Saturday June 15th 2024


Yankees Trade Rumors: Kicking Tires on Willie Bloomquist

to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, the Yankees have kicked the tires on the Royals super-utility player Willie Bloomquist, whom Crasnick refers to as the “most likely Royal to be dealt.”

Bloomquist, 32, literally plays every position on the field except pitcher and catcher. Unfortunately for him, he doesn’t hit. His career OPS+ is 75 and even though he’s actually outdone that this season with an 81 OPS+, that still isn’t very impressive.

Bloomquist is actually a pretty good infielder, but not necessarily the strongest outfielder. So he wouldn’t be an upgrade offensively or defensively over Colin Curtis. Realistically, he’s not much better at any aspect of the game than Ramiro Pena either. If the Yankees ...

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