This January, Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman indicated that his team was in search of a quality DH. He also made it clear that he would prefer utilize his deep bullpen in a trade rather than acquiring a player from the free agent market. Naturally, a statement like this has sports fans making speculations as to who the next DH in pinstripes will be.
On January 31st, Jim Bowden of ESPN presented the idea of the Yankees trading for Andre Ethier from the Los Angeles Dodgers in this article (Insider required). Following Bowden's publication, Mike Axisa from River Avenue Blues wrote this article, which has been getting Yankees fans thinking realistically about what it would be like to have Andre Ethier as the DH in New York. Fans have a reason to be excited about this possibility, and here are 8 reasons the Yankees should deal for Andre Ethier.