The Yankees are out of the playoffs, so let the talks of trades and free agents begin.
Naturally, the first place to look in New York is from within, hoping to move pieces that succeed in their careers but failed in the playoffs. Near the top of that list is Mark Teixeira, a stellar first baseman who has declined in his overall hitting and delivered very little in the postseason while in New York.
To make his case worse, one of the only players of his position worth getting is leading his team through the playoffs and potentially into the World Series.
Prince Fielder may not physically look like a gifted athlete, but he has become one of the most devastating offensive forces in baseball. So is the swap of the two first baseman worth it, or even feasible?
Let's take a look. .