The Athletics are non-tendering RF/DH Jack Cust. Why should you care? Because this guy has serious power and I think he could be a good fit for the Yankees as a DH or bench player (to replace Eric Hinske).
He’s been fairly consistent over his last three years batting in the middle of the Athletics’ lineup. Here are his averages:
He reminds me a little of Nick Swisher, but with more strikeouts and more home runs. Thoughts?