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BP Daily: Replacing A-Rod

If the Yankees decide to go hunting for something better than the non-answers for replacing Alex Rodriguez they have in their own system, there are a couple of ways they could go; shopping for journeymen or second-tier prospects blocked in their current organizations or perhaps gunning for something a little more exotic as action gets underway in the World Baseball Classic.


Jeff Baisley, Athletics
: More known for his pitching exploits in college, Baisely was the Midwest League MVP two years ago, but he's slowed down a bit at the upper levels. Still, he's an above-average defender with a little bit of pop and some on-base skills, and the Nomar Garciaparra signing likely means another year at Triple-A for him. -- Kevin Goldstein