Yankees Reach 2-Year Deal With D.J. LeMahieu


This is LeMahieu's first offseason as a free agent. Add those two things up, and the Sox would be sitting as the favorite to land Machado, although it's not out of the question the Phils are willing to spend on both Harper and Machado. Nats executives are now calling a reunion with Harper a "long shot" and have not had contact with Harper in over a month according to the report.

Jeff Skversky of 6 ABC Philly spoke to both Middleton and Klentak after they landed back in the City of Brotherly Love.

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Now, 10 years ago that wouldn't be a problem but now the Bronx Bombers seem to be hesitant to open the checkbook and NJ.com reporter Brendan Kuty mentioned a way fans could get the guy they so desperately want - GoFundMe. DJ LeMahieu is also a great fielder. The infield mix already includes Gleyber Torres and Miguel Andujar, and incumbent shortstop Didi Gregorius is slated to return from Tommy John surgery as early as June. Jim Thome, special assistant to general manager Rick Hahn said on MLB Network last week that Hahn and vice president Ken Williams are "working hard" and that signing Machado "would be wonderful". "His towering 6'4" frame and distinctive hitting approach have been mainstays in Denver for the better part of this last decade, a period that saw the Rockies transform from middling also-rans to a perennial playoff contender that is looking to make the post-season for the third straight year. The Yankees in turn sound committed to him.

Zolecki states that Machado has been the Phillies' top target because he'd give them an excellent bat and glove a third base.

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That throws into doubt the possibility of a trade agreement based largely on Chinese promises to raise USA imports. Gerrish, and includes agriculture, energy , commerce, treasury and State Department officials.

For the Yankees to truly be out on Machado at this point, he'd have to have offers in hand from the White Sox and Phillies that he knows he would be comfortable accepting, and also he'd have to know that the Yankees definitely will not be approaching those offers. The situation remains fluid, of course.

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