MLB hot stove: Yankees still interested in adding starter, report says | MLB

The Yankees are nonetheless occupied with including a beginning pitcher.

New York has its eye on free-agent lefty Gio Gonzalez, in keeping with Fancred Sports activities. However a deal is not near being finished but.

The Yankees will seemingly be with out Luis Severino till a minimum of Might and CC Sabathia will most likely begin the season on the injured checklist, so it is sensible why they might have their eye on some assist.

Gonzalez, 33, is the image of well being as he has by no means missed vital time with elbow or shoulder accidents throughout his time in MLB.

He’s coming off a season by which he tossed 171 innings for the Nationals and Brewers marking his ninth straight season by which he has thrown a minimum of 158.

He threw a simulated sport together with one other free-agent lefty in Dallas Keuchel on Friday, however it stays to be seen how shut he’s to being able to go for the beginning of the season as he stays unsigned simply 5 days earlier than the beginning of the yr.

New York’s beginning rotation will function James Paxton, J.A. Happ and Masahiro Tanaka for positive to start the season. A number of different candidates may match into the fourth and fifth slots.

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