The veteran trade that would solve a lot of Yankees’ issues

No roster can be made bulletproof — after all, the long season will expose every weakness and create new ones via injury and/or under-performance. That does not deter clubs from trying to address vulnerable areas. The Yankees know they might be good enough to line up with what they

A guide for MLB free agents to thaw out the spending freeze

Major League Baseball, land of (relative) opportunity and parity, should be thankful The Post has to reach for an NBA analogy to aptly describe this current Hot Stove league: The owners are the Warriors of recent vintage, and the players are everyone else. Good grief, what a nuclear winter for

A history lesson on why Yankees might pass on big arm addition

Given that Giancarlo Stanton was a Miami Marlin just one month ago, this might not be the optimal time to argue the Yankees of recent vintage often go quiet when we expect them to go big. Nevertheless, history speaks for itself. And for all of the chatter about the

Predicting the next shock in MLB’s offseason of them

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The offseason officially began at 11:58 p.m. Nov. 1, when Jose Altuve flipped to Yuli Gurriel to retire Corey Seager and unleash a celebration of the Astros’ first World Series title. But forget official. The offseason really could not begin until the issues surrounding

Yankees must get creative if they want to meet their two big goals

The coldest Hot Stove season ever — in the non-collusion category, for those of us old enough to remember the ’80s — is starting to thaw. Your early forecast: If the Yankees want to combine their two biggest initiatives for 2018, they might have to get pretty creative. Tyler Chatwood

The solution for the Yankees’ Ohtani-less rotation

Brian Cashman did not just randomly pick a date to see Shohei Ohtani in Japan. He sat behind home plate at the Sapporo Dome to watch an Aug. 31 start. That day the Yankees began a critical four-game series in the Bronx against the Red Sox. Cashman wanted the

A guide to the fantasy baseball aces hiding on the waiver wire

Finding an ace on the waiver wire at this point in the season would be like winning a free trip around the world after winning Mega Millions and later finding a leprechaun’s pot of gold at the end of a rainbow, which also happened to be right next to the