Yankees do not find catchers in the market and are resigned to continue with Gary Sánchez

One of the most controversial issues for several seasons on the New York Yankees without a doubt is the continuity of Gary Sánchez as the starter of the team, since although he has been given confidence, has had rather poor performances in the last three seasons and by 2022, both the GM Brian Cashman as manager Aaron Boone They would be looking in the MLB market for a replacement for the Dominican, who is on the tightrope and was rumored to leave the Bronx.

However, it appears that Gary Sánchez and his catching partner, Kyle Higashioka, will share tasks behind the plate in 2022 once again not because of their good performances, but because there are not many options to supply them in the market, according to the same comment. Cashman to Ryan Chichester of WFAN during a charity event.

Right now, Gary Sánchez and Kyle Higashioka are our catchers for 2022 unless we find a better option on the market. We have obviously had conversations on this topic, and the reality is that the market for catchers is very short. It was last year and this one looks the same.

Among the catchers available in free agency are Martín “Machete” Maldonado, Robinson Chirinos, Roberto Pérez and Steven Vogt, all of them great defenders but with shortcomings on offense, something that even the worst Gary Sánchez is superior to them, while that for defensive specialists, they already have Higashioka who from time to time fires up with the wood.

Gabriel Delgado

I started as a rookie on Al Bat in early 2018 and am going for my third season covering Major League Baseball as a web reporter. I am a fan of the San Francisco Giants, a number one defender of Barry Bonds and a critic of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Fernando Tatis Jr., Juan Soto and Ronald Acuña are the future of baseball, Mike Trout is overrated, and the Astros deserved to be taken away from the World Series for cheating. Besides baseball, I also enjoy soccer, football, basketball, and just about any other game that includes a ball or a ball. I am also an amateur musician, penniless gamer and very nerdy. Graduated in journalism from the University of Guadalajara, I graduated in 2017. Born in the shrimp capital of the world, Escuinapa, Sinaloa. I lived in Australia for a while; i survived giant spiders, tasmanian devils, and fought a kangaroo and didn’t die trying.

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Yankees do not find catchers in the market and are resigned to continue with Gary Sánchez