In recent days he has run in the MLB the rumor that the New York Yankees they are trying to switch to multiplayer.

One of them is Josh Donaldson, the veteran third baseman with 12 seasons in Big leagues. But finding someone to take it won’t be easy. Not just because he’s turning 37, or because of his defensive woes in 2022 (.222 average, 15 homers, 62 RBIs). There are two big obstacles: his temper and his cost.

A Donaldson He is due $21 million in 2023, the final season of his four-year, $92 million contract. He also has a club option for $16 million or an $8 million buyout for 2024, bringing his value to $29 million this year.

The plan is to trade him and move DJ LeMahieu to third or Isiah Kiner-Falefa, a Gold Glove winner at that position. But you’ll probably see Donaldson in the Opening Day lineup in the hopes that it will improve his numbers and make him attractive to a club.