San Diego Padres: 5 trade targets from the AL East

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - JULY 17: Trey Mancini #16 of the Baltimore Orioles rounds the bases after hitting a two RBI home run against the Washington Nationals in the eighth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on July 17, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - JULY 17: Trey Mancini #16 of the Baltimore Orioles rounds the bases after hitting a two RBI home run against the Washington Nationals in the eighth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on July 17, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) /
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ST PETERSBURG, FL – SEPTEMBER 27: Miguel  Andujar #41 of the New York Yankees hits a three-run homer in the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays on September 27, 2018 at Tropicana Field in St Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)
ST PETERSBURG, FL – SEPTEMBER 27: Miguel  Andujar #41 of the New York Yankees hits a three-run homer in the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays on September 27, 2018 at Tropicana Field in St Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images) /

Yankees

Much like the Rays, the Yankees will be trying to make the postseason and win a World Series in 2020, so they aren’t likely to trade any big league talent unless it makes them better for the next season.

But they do have a couple of intriguing young guys they might be looking to move.

With the emergence of Gio Urshela, there are rumors that Miguel Andujar could be available.

I’m not sure where he would fit in with the Padres as he’s only played third base at the big league level and is a below-average defender there, but the offensive potential is hard to ignore.

In 2018 he hit .297 with 27 home runs and 92 RBI in 149 games. This past season he only played 12 games because of injury.

Another interesting name to consider is Clint Frazier.

The once-promising prospect has been pushed down the depth chart in the Yankees outfield and could be on the move.

This past season he hit .267 with 12 home runs in 225 at-bats. The 25-year-old outfielder is right-hander and I know the Padres are looking for a left-handed bat in the outfield, but there is plenty of upside with Frazier and he’s under team control for four more seasons through arbitration.

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