This morning's New York Post is filled with a hodge podge of rumors about what the New York Yankees' next moves. Amongst the topics covered are Andy Pettitte's take-it-or-leave-it $10 million offer, A.J. Burnett's comment to an unnamed current Yankee that they are teammates and the gaul of the Yankees to request the Brewers pay some of Mike Cameron's $10 million contract as a condition of a trade.
The most interesting of the three is the Andy Pettite piece. By implication, adding Pettitte to an expected rotation of C.C. Sabathia, Chien-Ming Wang, A.J. Burnett and Joba Chamberlain leaves out 22-year-old starter Phil Hughes.
Does this mean the Yankees are going to send Hughes to AAA to continue on a starter's work regime?
Will Hughes be a swingman on the Yankees' staff?
O does it mean there is a bigger deal in the offing that would bring the Yankees' the youth and enrrgy the team needs on offense?