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SportsMLB hot stove: Yankees continue to 'check in' on Manny Machado, report says

09:50  12 february  2019
09:50  12 february  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

MLB hot stove: Yankees reportedly offer Manny Machado $220M deal

MLB hot stove: Yankees reportedly offer Manny Machado $220M deal While the offer is aggressive, the report notes "a lot of teams are in that range" and "another club has gone further than that." He also stated the Yankees aren't going to be the highest bidder. The report comes after Yankees principal owner and managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner addressed why New York hasn't signed Machado or Bryce Harper. "If there's a narrative that we're not spending money and being cheap, it's just false," Steinbrenner said Thursday, via ESPN. "I mean, we're well above $200 million (in payroll) – we're at $220 (million) right now – and we're well above where we were last year.

Manny Machado seems like he wants to play for the Yankees . There are multiple teams reportedly interested in the 26-year-old star infielder. But, Machado ’s first choice is to sign with the Yankees if they meet his asking price, The Athletic’s Jim Bowden reported during an appearance Wednesday on

Multiple reports revealed Manny Machado could be looking at a "mystery team" in free agency. On Wednesday, it's possible the team came to light. According to Fancred Sports, the Padres have checked in on Machado with the possibility of signing the infielder.

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The Yankees remain in touch with Manny Machado.

New York executives continue “to check in” on the star 26-year-old free agent, according to a report from SNY, which cites unidentified league sources.

The Yankees aren’t the “frontrunners” to land Machado, but are not out of the running to sign him, the report says. The Phillies and White Sox are both also reportedly interested in Machado.

Machado, who was sent from the Orioles to the Dodgers before the trade deadline, registered a .297/.367/.538 slash line in 162 total games in 2018. He also hit 37 home runs and tallied 107 RBIs.

MLB hot stove: White Sox remain contenders to sign Manny Machado, report says

MLB hot stove: White Sox remain contenders to sign Manny Machado, report says The White Sox finished with a 62-100 record in 2018 and missed the playoffs for the 10th consecutive season. Read more

manny machado . new york yankees . mlb . hot fucking stove . The Yankees and Orioles split a doubleheader in Baltimore on Monday, but the games were almost a sideshow—after all, we know what’s going to happen in the standings: one team is bound for the playoffs and one team the cellar.

Anyhow, the Yankees certainly have use for Machado . Incumbent shortstop Didi Gregorius is out until at least June That the Yankees are reportedly kicking the tires on the Machado beyond the typical extent says a lot about Please check the opt-in box to acknowledge that you would like to subscribe.

Machado has made four All-Star teams and won two Gold Glove awards in his seven-year MLB career.

The Yankees have had an active offseason. They’ve already traded for starter James Paxton and signed free agent infielders Troy Tulowitzki and DJ Lemahieu, among other moves.

Yankees pitchers and catchers will report to spring training Wednesday while the first full-squad workout is Feb. 19.

Report: Padres may prefer Harper over Machado.
Although the San Diego Padres are reportedly in the mix for both Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, they appear to have a preference between the two stars. Although Machado makes more sense for San Diego because of the team's positional need at third base, the Padres may be leaning towards Harper, reports Jon Heyman of Fancred Sports, who adds the team's ownership is said to view Harper as a business and marketing opportunity. A contingent of general manager A.J. Preller, general partner Peter Seidler, and manager Andy Green met with Harper in Las Vegas on Thursday.

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