The New York Yankees are keen to put a better face on catching for next MLB season, and to do so they hope to acquire Willson Contreras, according to a report by Mike Rosenstein of nj.com.
Given Gary Sánchez’s bad season, the rumors of his departure from the team seem to be eminent, according to the communicator. However, for this they will have to resolve the case of salary arbitration that Sánchez will have so that he can be offered to another club during the winter.
Nelson Cruz could be part of the Yankees’ lineup for the 2022 season, according to a report from nj.com, which emphasizes that the veteran is the main option in case they leave Joey Gallo.
Cruz, who participates in the postseason with the Tampa Bay Rays, will be a free agent after the end of the current season and his contract projects $ 10 million for the next season, according to data from the Spotrac website, which would be profitable for the Nueva club. York.
Andrelton Simmons remains on the Yankees’ radar for the 2022 Major League Baseball season, Yahoo Sports reported Monday. The shortstop was about to land in New York before the trade deadline, but the deal didn’t seem to go through.
However, the report highlights that Simmons would come to the Yankees in the event that the franchise cannot reach an agreement with Trevor Story. In addition, they are considering the option that together with Simmons, Trea Turner wears the striped uniform for the next calendar.
In the opinion of journalist Jeff Passan, pitcher Domingo Germán will be negotiated by the Yankees during the offseason and «that move will depend on the player who accompanies the Dominican in the package,» the communicator said in his video column on Sunday.
The Colorado Rockies and Arizona Rattlesnakes are, in Passan’s discretion, the two teams that are willing to host the Dominican. However, for the change for Germán to come to fruition, the team would have to add one more player, of whom the Yankees have already reported that he will not be a prospect. «It could be (Luke) Voit or (Miguel) Andújar. If it was someone else, I would be a bit surprised.»