Stymied in their attempts to acquire Larry Bigbie at the deadline, the Yankees are considering signing prodigal son Ruben Rivera, currently tearing up the Mexican League, to a minor league deal writes the NY Post’s George King.

If nothing else, this should make for a great YES Network “Center Stage” interview.

In the interests of avoiding further embarrassment for Michael Kay, considering the following a tutorial of sorts :

1) Ruben Rivera. One-time Yankee blue chip prospect, more recently in the news for stealing Derek Jeter’s glove (2003).

2) Chita Rivera, star of many Broadway musicals including “Chicago”, “West Side Story”, “Kiss Of The Spider Woman”, etc.