The Yankees blue chip prospects who will be traded next

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The Yankees need two starters; a front line as well as a back end innings eater. I think it very likely that they will sign a free agent to fulfill one of these roles.

And to keep this from being the longest article ever, I will also assume that a package for any of these starters will be the same, although time under control would play a significant factor in any real trade discussion.

Of course the top pieces the Yankees now want to move are Clint Frazier and Chance Adams. The team does not see Adams as a future star while his trade value will never be higher. I think they look at Sheffield and Tate as players with higher upsides and will prioritize them.

You know the players out there under consideration: Manny Machado, as well as starting pitchers Patrick Corbin, Chris Archer, Gerrit Cole, Danny Duffy and Michael Fullmer. There are others but these seem the most likely, at present.