TAMPA, Fla. — Even before DJ LeMahieu fouled a pitch off his right foot over this past weekend, it was clear the Yankees would benefit from adding an infielder from outside of the organization before Opening Day.

DJ LeMahieu (right foot) could start the year on the injured list with a significant bone bruise, an issue that could lead to the Yankees adding a new face leading up to Opening Day.AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall

Now, that feels like a foregone conclusion.

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