The hits just keep on coming for the New York Yankees. Or should I say the broken bones, the sprains, the pulled muscles, the sore arms and just about every other injury you can think of?
So, what in the heck do the Yankees do now? Manager Joe Girardi promised a "couple of moves" today to replenish the roster. But, what should they be?
The biggest question is will one of those moves involve promoting prized catching prospect Jesus Montero to the big leagues? The Yanks, after all, do need a backup catcher for Francisco Cervelli. And, they could use a bat.
My vote on promoting Montero is no. Mostly because the guy is hitting just .230 at AAA Scranton-Wilkes Barre. It is tempting to bring the 20-year-old phenom, the top prospect in the Yankee system, to the Bronx right now. I say it's the wrong move, though. Let him stay at SWB, find his stroke and have success there this season.
More likely, I think, is that one of those moves involves recalling outfielder Greg Golson. He was just demoted a couple of days ago, but he can be recalled to replace the injured Posada. And the Yankees desperately need an extra outfielder right now.
The catcher move is trickier because other than Posada and Cervelli there is no other catcher on the 40-man roster. So, whether the Yankees bring up Montero, veteran Chad Moeller (the likely move) or highly-regarded AA prospect Austin Romine, they have to drop someone from the 40-man to do it.
What do you think they should do?