Here's how Jeff Luhnow has backed the Yankees into a corner


The New York Yankees met with free agent pitcher Gerrit Cole this week, and many fans are wondering if the Yankees GM Brian Cashman is in a situation where he must overpay for Cole.

Astros GM Jeff Luhnow has made a lot of blockbuster moves over the last few years with his trades for Justin Verlander, Gerrit Cole, and Zack Greinke, which has caused many Yankee fans to be envious.

ESPN 97.5's Charlie Pallilo and Raheel Ramzanali discuss if the Yankees are in a position where they have to make a splashy move to keep up with the Astros. Quick Hits presented by Tight Ends Sports Bar & Grill.

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Jose Abreu looks lost at the plate.Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images.

We're only 14 games into the Astros season, but Jose Abreu is currently hitting .081 and has been moved down to the eight spot in the batting order. Is the end of Jose Abreu's time with the Astros approaching? Should it be already?

Don't miss the video above as ESPN Houston's Jeremy Branham and Joel Blank discuss his slow start to the season, and future with the club.

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