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Monday April 15th 2024


MLB Breaking News: Rafael Soriano Signs with the New York Yankees

Soriano has reportedly agreed to a three-year deal worth $35 million with the New York Yankees. Sports Illustrated's Jon Heyman was the first to report the deal and says that the deal will allow Soriano to opt out after either of the first two years.  

The deal makes little to no sense, as Brian Cashman has been continuously saying that he wouldn't surrender his first-round pick to sign a Type-A free agent.  As a result of the signing, the pesky Tampa Bay Rays will receive the Yankees' first-round draft pick in this year's draft.  

Rafael Soriano will almost certainly be the primary setup man for legendary closer Mariano Rivera.  The role is odd for Soriano considering he was probably one of the best closers in baseball ...

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