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Tuesday July 27th 2021


MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Interested in Bartolo Colon

Yankees are reportedly interested in signing free agent starter Bartolo Colon according to the Spanish AP (H/T to MLB Trade Rumors for the translation).

Without any big names on the free agent market, the Yankees seem to be looking at pitchers who are higher risk/higher reward types. This will keep costs down while providing more time for their minor league prospects to develop. The alternative this offseason seems to be giving long-term contracts to mediocre pitchers.

Colon fits into this category well. Once a 20-game winner, Colon hasn’t pitched since 2009 and hasn’t been able to toss more than 100 innings since 2005. The big question is whether or not he’s healthy, which so far this offseason he has been. In seven starts ...

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