3 Reasons Not to Panic About Yankees After Subway Series Sweep

The New York Yankees have struggled over the past two weeks, but there's hope they will turn things around soon.
Gerrit Cole, Yankees vs Mets
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1. A Month Until Trade Deadline

Brian Cashman knew that Stanton would get injured. He even said so. Now that it’s happened, there’s a hole in the lineup. Frankly, the lineup doesn’t look as scary without Stanton, with Rizzo (who has had a bad season) injured, Torres having an awful season, and LeMahieu sharply declining.

The Yankees need to make trades if they’re going to contend in the playoffs. Areas of concern include catcher, first base, second base, third base, and the bullpen. Considering the majority of the infield is a concern, there’s a lot to address. The hope is that some of those positions will be worked out with what the Yankees already have.

With the trade deadline a month away, there’s still time for Cashman to make moves. He knows what needs to be done. Will he be able to address every single concern? Probably not. But a big move could make all the difference.

Moves need to be made if this team is going to have a chance to go all the way, and there's still time for that to happen.

With everything that’s gone wrong lately, there’s reason for concern about the Yankees. But don’t go into full-on panic mode. Things might look bleak now, but it’s only a matter of time before the tides turn.

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