After finishing one win away from the World Series last season, the Yankees appear to be all-in on another run in 2018.
The Yankees and Walker discussed a deal prior to the Brandon Drury trade, and apparently the Yankees never fully closed the door. He's a quality player and the Yankees just upgraded a position that was set to be a revolving door, and they did it without busting their luxury tax plan.
Over 448 plate appearances in 2017, Walker produced a.265 batting average with 14 home runs, 59 runs scored, and 49 RBI.
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Maybe Gleyber Torres won't be the answer for the Yankees this season after all. Drury figures to see more time at third base, which could nudge Andujar back to the Minors."I'm glad we got him", Wade said.
The Yankees were poised to wait out the market and sign a bargain free agent late in the offseason, and that is exactly what happened with Walker. Walker has recorded a league-adjusted OPS that ranked above average in each of his eight full Major League seasons, and he brings a competent glove as well.The Yankees showed interest in Walker previous year prior to the non-waiver Trade Deadline, seeking insurance behind Greg Bird at first base, but they were unwilling to meet the Mets' asking price. Getting him for one year and $5M is insane.