Yankees Brian Cashman will craft his final legacy today

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Three: Cash has to guess who is starting at least a short career, and who is having a few good months.

This is one of those unknowable questions, but it will impact Brian’s legacy just the same. What if Fowler never develops consistent power? Is Jake Cave breaking out? Or Billy McKinney? Estevan is only at Single-A; that gives him three possible levels to get to, any one of which might make him the poster boy for the Peter Principle.

And that does not include all the pitchers. Domingo Acevedo and Jorge Guzman both throw in the triple digits. So, who will be the next great starting pitcher, if either, and who will work out of the bullpen? Cash needs to think about it and trade the bullpen guy.

Justus Sheffield, Albert Abreu, and James Kaprielian are all in the top 12. And they’re all currently injured. Which one(s) will be going on to a big league career, and which will prove to have chronic, career ending injuries? It’s a coin toss that will reflect on Cashman long after we forget if it was heads or tails.