To the general Yankee fan base, Torre is more loved than Girardi ever has been. In fairness, this site shouldn't be used to gauge the general Yankee
Girardi is beloved here compared to how this site used to throw shade at Torre (and deservedly so)
I have no idea about Phillips abilities at second base but I'm personally in favor of high defense up the middle so I hope that if he's not at least semi-slick
Always been a huge fan of Beltran and I like that he is here despite his advanced age
I firmly believe he will be a nice piece to this
And the reason was to increase his value. He was going FA all the way.
If Yankees can get $3-$4M of savings from trading Ichiro (maybe some moronic owner pays the full $6.5 on his contract) we could