GM Brian Cashman has made it quite obvious the Yankees will doubtless be aggressive this offseason
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Nov. 16, 8: 11 p.m.
Together with a shortstop is high on the Yankees’ offseason priority checklist, and to boot they’re reportedly fighting with one other substantial-market team to land one in every of the tip on hand ideas.
In line with MLB Community’s Jon Heyman, the Yankees and Dodgers are every playing for Corey Seager.
ESPN’s Jeff Passan has previously reported that every Seager and Marcus Semien – two of the tip shortstops on hand – would possibly possibly well moreover signal faster than anticipated because of a doable work stoppage in December.
Nov. 16, 5: 15 p.m.
In line with YES Community’s Jack Curry, the Yankees maintain made inquiries about A’s first baseman Matt Olson, however the 2 facets maintain not had any ‘detailed conversations about which gamers would possibly be fervent with a doable deal.”
Curry notes that the Yankees are “in point of fact interested” in Olson, who hit 39 homers with 111 RBI final year with the A’s.
Nov. 15, 1: 33 p.m.
The Yankees are within the marketplace for a first baseman, which MLB Community’s Jon Heyman stories has resulted in them meeting with “all top left-handed-hitting” ones. That functions 2021 World Series champion Freddie Freeman.
Freeman has fully acknowledged the Braves in his career, and has made it obvious that he wants to return to Atlanta.
However, the leisure is doubtless in free agency, so it is knowing that the Yanks checked in with one in every of the splendid two-come first basemen in MLB.
Nov. 15, 12: 45 p.m.
The Yanks maintain hobby in CF Starling Marte, per MLB Community’s Jon Heyman.
Cashman acknowledged just just as of late that he is pondering ideas in center discipline with no guarantees that Aaron Hicks will doubtless be situation to pass in 2022. Marte is the tip center fielder on the market, and a pair of teams — Houston Astros, Miami Marlins, Mets, and Philadelphia Phillies among them — will doubtless be vying for his companies.
Marte, 33, had an astonishing 2021 marketing campaign with the Marlins and Oakland A’s, slashing .310/.383/.458 with 12 homers, 27 doubles and 55 RBI, in most cases within the leadoff gap. He will get on corrupt a bunch and has defensive prowess that hasn’t been hindered by age.
Nov. 12, 11: 04 a.m.
Many around the league are disquieted a piece stoppage is coming, which is why some free brokers would possibly possibly well moreover very correctly be engrossing to signal faster than anticipated. Add top free agent shortstops Marcus Semien and Corey Seager to that checklist, says ESPN’s Jeff Passan.
Every of these gamers will doubtless be regarded as substantial splashes and it would possibly possibly well most likely moreover come earlier than Dec. 1 when the CBA expires.
SNY’s Andy Martino notorious earlier that a lockout is doubtless, as there would possibly possibly be extraordinarily a pair of “pessimism” in fresh labor negotiations. Martino added that after the lockout is over, the Yankees “are going to be substantial spenders and aggressive investors on this free agent market this iciness.”
We’ll gape if that stays the case with these two gamers particularly.
Nov. 11, 2: 29 p.m.
Cashman acknowledged that Carlos Correa‘s previous with the Houston Astros obtained’t be an impediment to him signing in New York.
Cashman has spoken with “most, however not all” of the representatives for the tip free agent shortstops, including Correa.
Correa was as soon as one in every of the Astros who was as soon as singled out at some stage within the league’s investigation into their cheating scandal that took place in 2017.