We’re suspecting that the Angels don’t, actually, have much interest in a slow-footed, low OBP, right-handed bat to add to their crowded outfield.
Nady could be a hedge of sorts, we suppose, to replace Kendry Morales at 1B if needed. However, seeing as though the Yankees would be looking to pick up “an end-of-the-rotation starter,” something that the Angels need themselves, Cafardo’s claim is more likely the result of dubious posturing by Nady’s agent.
It’s a wonder that journalists even take the man’s phone calls anymore. “Hi, Mr. Cafardo, this is Pinocchio, listen….”