New York Yankees: When in doubt, get a superstar. The first instinct in the Yankee mindset in a time of need is to reach for the phone and get somebody even more expensive than the one you need to replace. With Gary Sheffield facing possible surgery on his injured thumb, George King of the New York Post posits a couple of theories about who the Yankees should pursue if the need for a long-term replacement be necessary. The worst case scenario for Sheffield is that he will miss three months. With that in mind, King suggests such possibilities as Ken Griffey, Jr. of the Reds or Magglio Ordonez of the White Sox. To get a sense of people's understanding of the Yankee mindset, an ESPN.com readers poll suggested a trade for Sammy Sosa of the Cubs.
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