The Yankees have been linked to a different pitcher.
New York despatched scouts to look at Rangers left-hander Mike Minor’s begin in opposition to the Astros this weekend and the workforce has some stage of curiosity in him, in keeping with the Dallas Morning Information.
The Yankees farm system is “deep enough to intrigue the Rangers” a couple of potential deal, the report says.
The Rangers are “increasingly likely” to maneuver Minor - who allowed 4 earned runs and struck out 10 in seven innings of labor in opposition to Houston – earlier than the July 31 commerce deadline, in keeping with an earlier report from MLB Community.
“I feel like ever since I signed it’s been a topic,” Minor mentioned final week concerning the rumors, through the Fort Value Star-Telegram. “It’s almost like I signed just so they could trade me.”
The left-hander made his first All-Star workforce earlier this month and is in the course of a profession season. He holds an 8-5 document with a 2.86 ERA in 20 begins to this point in 2019.
The Rangers have misplaced seven in a row and completed play Sunday seven video games out of the second American League wild-card spot with a 50-49 document. Minor signed a three-year, $28 million cope with the workforce in December 2017.
“We’ve been playing well all season,” Minor mentioned earlier this month. “Anytime that we lose a couple games, they’re supposedly ready to deal guys when we have 2 1/2 months left in the season. I don’t think that it helps when I go home, and I have neighbors asking me about it, too.”
The Yankees wish to add no less than one starter this month they usually reportedly additionally may discover buying and selling for Marcus Stroman, Trevor Bauer, Madison Bumgarner, Zack Wheeler or Robbie Ray.
The Brewers, Phillies and Braves are each reportedly contemplating pursuing Minor, as effectively.