If Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez is suspended by baseball under the CBA, he would be unable to play even during an appeal. The Yankees have had little to no production at third base. Young could also play first base, where the Yankees have struggled versus lefties. Joe Girardi would have him DH, as well.
Young has a .770 OPS against righties and a .714 against lefties this season. He is a free agent at the end of the year.
Young, 36, is a seven-time All-Star with a career batting average of .300.