The New York Yankees continue to find ways to win baseball games even as one player after another heads to the injured list. The concurrent themes were present this past weekend in a sweep of the beleaguered Boston Red Sox, even as several key hitters were injured. Powerful Edwin Encarnacion and underrated Aaron Hicks were the early weekend casualties and then, on Sunday Night Baseball, middle infielder Gleyber Torres suffered a core muscle injury and needed a hospital visit. That hardly sounds good, but as of now there is little clarity.
The Yankees knocked former Cy Young Award winner David Price out of the Sunday game in the third inning with a lineup concocted of Gio Urshela hitting cleanup, followed by Brett Gardner, Cameron Maybin, Mike Ford, Kyle Higashioka and Mike Tauchman. Are those fellows key players on your fantasy team? I think not, and then Torres left prematurely as well.
As Week 18 of 25 commences today, what should fantasy managers do about their Yankees, injured or not, for now and 2020? I am no Stephania Bell when it comes to injuries -- or anything else, really -- but here are some thoughts, in order of roster percentages.
Aaron Judge: Well,