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Joakim Soria to the New York Yankees? Royals Bullpen Ace Wouldn’t Block a Trade

closer Joakim Soria has recently said to Mexican newspaper Vanguard he would not exercise his no-trade clause if a deal were in place with the Yankees. 

It must be noted that he also said he was open to playing on other teams, essentially anywhere. However, the big news involved in this is that he would be willing to go to New York without a guaranteed closer job.

Soria is well aware that Mariano Rivera is the Yankee closer for at least two more years, and it seems like he would be okay with a setup role that later on would likely turn into the closer role with the Yankees.

Soria, 26, earned $3 million in 2010 and would be a great deal for New York. The biggest question for the Yankees is, what will it take? Will the Royals ...

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