Call me crazy, but, I’m beginning to think that the Yankees should get Looper on the radar.
He was “off” last year – and it was probably due do an injury as he had arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder the day after the season ended. But, still, even being “off” he was a league average performer.
In fact, even with that bad season last year, if you look at guys with 300+ appearances from 2001 through 2005, he’s one of the 20th best RP in that group.
At the least, he should be a “Plan B” thought if the Yankees cannot get Farnsworth. It’s not like he’s Felix Rodriguez or Scott Proctor. I would not give him millions and millions, but, if he was having trouble finding a team, I would step up out of the crowd and give him a home for 2006.