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Andy Martino of SNY also mentions that the Yankees haven’t shut down talks with other clubs either, with the Padres and Giants still in active discussions. If we’re going with a question mark, I want one with more years of pay-off. Yankees starting pitcher Sonny Gray has been the subject of some trade rumors as we approach the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, and we’ll explore the most recent news surrounding him.
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Yankees are in a great position to make a deadline deal for needs. It is no secret that Yankees GM Brian Cashman overvalues his players. Buy Now! The 29-year-old Gray is also a heavy groundball pitcher. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. Most baseball players get stuck riding buses in the minors and can barely make ends meet. The most EXPENSIVE thing in a ball park is an Empty Seat. Marcio Jose Sanchez, AP Fullscreen Buy Photo Former Vanderbilt pitcher Sonny Gray struck out a season-best eight batters while pitching for Sacramento against the Nashville Sounds on May 11, 2013. We scout out nine players set to make an impact in strikeouts, WHIP and saves. Yankees believed interested in multiple pitching prospects — good ones in the category of Santillan, Gutierrez and Mella.But if they are requesting Tony Santillan in return, a top 100 caliber prospect, for one year of Sonny Gray, the Reds should simply say no and to stop asking. I don’t think the Yankees are okay with that though. One name that doesn’t fit that bill any longer (though he once did): Gray. Here’s the latest on the connection, per Jon Heyman of Fancred Sports. Johnson’s presence could spark Reds interest in Sonny Gray, who is available and will be dealt from the Yankees. Part of the reason why teams will look to take him off New York’s hands: Outside of the Bronx, Gray posted a 3.17 ERA. The Padres have indeed spoken with the Yankees about Sonny Gray, as MLB.com’s Jon Paul Morosi reported.
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