The New York Yankees need a spark.
Yes, Robinson Cano has a dynamite swing and he is a silky smooth defender. Yes, the veterans such as Derek Jeter and Ichiro Suzuki are still solid players.
Overall though Cano is more a star than a spark, and Jeter and Ichiro are your typical consistent veterans.
Ronnier Mustelier provides a spark for the Yankee lineup.
Thus far in spring training we have seen both Mustelier and Juan Rivera compete for spots on the opening day roster.
But Musty deserves a spot over Rivera more than one reason aside from being able to be a spark in the bottom of the lineup.
Here is why.