New York, United States /
The transactions in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the 2022 season of the circuit are still red hot. Now they were the New York Yankees who dropped the bomb by announcing a multiple change with Minnesota Twins in which the Bronx Bombers snap up third baseman Josh Donaldson and two other players, while Twins get Gary Sanchez and Gio Urshela.
The New York Yankees today announced that they have acquired INF Josh Donaldson, INF Isiah Kiner-Falefa and C Ben Rortvedt from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for C Gary Sánchez and INF Gio Urshela.
This Sunday morning Urshela had been confirmed by Aaron Boone as the starting shortstop for the New York team.; however, the plans took a completely different course as the hours passed.
According to a report by Joel Sherman of the New York Post, Yankees would be absorbing the debt of 50 million of dollars that was pending in the Donaldson contract con Twins.
With the movement, Yankees they would also be covering the left side of their infield with the experienced Donaldson at third base and Isaiah Kiner-Falefa at shortstopalthough the latter can also serve as a third baseman and catcher.
For its part, Ben Rortvedt could assume the role of starting catcher with the Muleswhile Sánchez and Urshela would go on to occupy the waiting room and reception, respectively, with Minnesota.
Even with this change, The possibility that free agents like Trevor Story or Carlos Correa could sign with the Big Apple organization is not ruled outas it is a position that has left many doubts in recent seasons.