Yankees cut $50 million trade bust from roster

As the curtain slowly falls on the 2023 season, slated to conclude on October 1, the New York Yankees are pulling out all the stops to gather crucial data for the future. 

They may even continue this trend by calling up other budding talents like Austin Wells and top fielding prospect Jasson Dominguez. 

The Yankees are clearly pivoting to a youth-centric approach for the remainder of the season. This strategic shift left no room for aging and high-cost veteran Josh Donaldson. 


This move halts the allocation of resources to Donaldson’s rehab, freeing up opportunities for younger players to showcase their talents. 

Donaldson’s acquisition stands as one of the most ill-advised moves orchestrated by general manager Brian Cashman in recent off-seasons.  

In 2022, the former Minnesota Twin registered lackluster stats, including a .222 batting average, a .308 OBP, 15 home runs, 62 RBIs, and a 98 wRC+. His 2023 performance was even more dismal 

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