So would the Yankees entertain the idea of keeping Gardner in center and putting Granderson in left when he returns?
"I don't think so," Cashman said.
Cashman's answer is two-fold. No. 1, without spring training, the Yankees didn't get to see how Granderson would adapt to left so they will likely keep him in center. Second, Cashman does not want to create an issue about the left-center debate if he doesn't have to.
Still, I sort of wonder if the Yankees will talk about this a little further before Granderson is due back early next month. It has to be frustrating to put out an inferior alignment when you don't have to.