|(Nov. 1, 2016 - Source: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images North America)|
"Um, no... are you kidding?" I was baffled. Partly because I'm usually very up to speed with the Yankee moves, but I have to tell you, I was wondering if I missed something when I was taking a leak or something.
"I'll find out in 2 seconds," I said and with that, I texted my son.
"Where did you hear that??? NO!! Astros are interested in him. I haven't seen the Yanks connected!" He wrote me back.
I was quick to squash the "Napoli to the Yankees" rumor. And that my friends is a small batch of how the Baseball Rumor Mill works. We weed through what's true and what's false to find the truth for our BYB audience. My kid is Bleeding Yankee Blue's secret weapon.
|(Oct. 31, 2016 - Source: Elsa/Getty Images North America)|
You see, it all started with the New York Daily News piece today when they suggested Napoli could be the perfect fit for the Yanks. They wrote:
"If the Yankees are itching to bring in a veteran bat, go get Mike Napoli.
|(Oct. 31, 2016 - Source: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images North America)|
Not a bad idea... I mean that, but it hasn't happened and not only that, this is just spit balling by the Daily News. Who the hell knows if Cashman even considered this guy.
Anyway, enjoy the story... or non-story here, but from now on, all trades need to be run by my 14 year old son, who will give you the 'thumbs up' or 'thumbs down'. This one... nothing happened, and so yeah... it's the big 'thumbs down'.