Report: Yankees Interested in All Remaining Free Agents


NEW YORK — The Yankees are interested in all of baseball’s remaining free agents, general manager Brian Cashman told the media, after Robinson Cano reportedly agreed to a 10-year, $240-million contract with Seattle on Friday morning.

“All of them, yes,” Cashman reiterated, when asked for clarification.

“Even the free agents we’re not really interested in, we’re interested in,” Cashman added.

For the first time in free-agency history, the Yankees stood firm, not relenting to Cano’s exorbitant contract demands, even though he was a homegrown star destined for Monument Park.

“Everybody is replaceable,” Cashman said. “With free agents. It’s the Yankee way.”

Cashman has a point: the club’s spent $254 million on free agents Brian McCann, Jacoby Ellsbury, and Hiroki Kuroda in the last two weeks. Second baseman Omar Infante will likely end up a Yankee, whether he wants to or not.

“We’ve already signed Infante,” Cashman said. “He just doesn’t know it yet.”

“If you’re a free agent, we want to talk,” Cashman concluded. “More importantly, we’d like to sign you.”

Navin Vaswani is a replacement-level writer. Follow him on Twitter.

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10 years ago

“We’ve already signed Infante,” Cashman said. “He just doesn’t know it yet.”

Hilarious! But all jokes aside, I think this might actually be true, now that Cano is gone!

2402 xineohp
10 years ago
Reply to  phoenix2042

This is considered humorous?

10 years ago
Reply to  2402 xineohp

Yes, Yankees fan. Yes it is.