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20:30  11 january  2019
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The Yankees are about to land a free agent infielder, but he’s not Manny Machado. According to Ken Rosenthal, the Bombers are giving a two - year deal worth $ 24 million for second baseman DJ LeMahieu . Jack Curry first had reports of an imminent deal . The 30-year-old is fresh off a 2018

The two - year , $ 24 million deal with the free agent all-star — first reported by the YES Network’s Jack Curry and not yet confirmed by the Yankees — officially closes the door on what was a long-shot chance of LeMahieu returning to The 33-year-old signed a two - year , $ 24 million contract on Dec.

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After waiting patiently in free agency, the New York Yankees have reportedly found their prized infielder. On Friday, the Yankees reportedly signed free agent second baseman DJ LeMahieu to a two-year contract.

According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, LeMahieu and the Yankees agreed to terms on a two-year deal worth $24M total.

LeMahieu, a three-time Gold Glove recipient at second base with the Colorado Rockies, joins the Yankees after he slashed .276/.321/.428 with 15 home runs across the 2018 season.

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Former Colorado Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu throws to first to record an out against the Houston Sources told and The Athletic that the pact is for two - years and $ 24 million. New York Mets agree to two - year pact with Jed Lowrie Reports : Grandal signs one-year deal with

Report : Yankees sign DJ LeMahieu to two - year deal . Blake Schuster. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). The New York Yankees signed another infielder, but it wasn’t Manny Machado. Second baseman DJ LeMahieu will join the Yankees on a two - year deal , according to YES Network’s Jack

He is widely considered to be one of the best defenders at his position in baseball, something New York reportedly plans to take advantage of.

Moving LeMahieu around the infield will add to a versatile lineup that can allow New York to play matchups. While his defensive capabilities at first base and third base aren’t known, he has proven throughout his career that he can be a great defender.

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