Boy did the Yankees dodge a bullet with the Ben Sheets thing. He is now planning Elbow surgury with hopes to return in the second half of the 2009 season. His big mistake was not excepting arbitration with the Brewers. Now it is unclear as to who will even pay for the surgery not to mention he will most likely be unemployed although Texas remains engaged in the possibility of having him in July.

Apparently people are still concerned that Brett Gardner won’t perform in CF this season. Sam Bordon reports that the Yankees may have offered Andrew Jones a Minor league deal to come in and compete with Gardner and Melky. Let me see if I can count how many homers he had last year……. oh yea now I remember   3