"According to several baseball officials, the Yankees remain in the Mark Teixeira hunt. But the same connected voices insist if the Yankees don't land the switch-hitting first baseman, they will turn their money toward controversial slugger Manny Ramirez.
"If they can't get Teixeira, they are right there on Manny," an official with knowledge of the Yankees' plan said yesterday. "
This is good news. The Yankees need another bat. I would prefer Tex but Manny can flat out hit.