The Yankees have been lying in the weeds when it comes to free agent 3B/SS Manny Machado, who is reportedly looking for a deal that will pay him roughly $300 million over 10 years. Here are the latest rumors...
Dec. 16, 11:23 AM:
The White Sox are meeting with Machado in Chicago on Monday, though Buster Olney of ESPN reported that the Sox aren't interested in signing Machado or Bryce Harper to a record-setting deal.
Dec. 15, 12:50 PM:
The Yankees have a meeting scheduled with Machado for Wednesday in New York, reports George A. King III of the New York Post.
Dec. 14, 11:20 AM:
The Phillies, one of the Yankees' biggest competitors for Machado, scheduled a visit with Machado next week in Philadelphia, according to USA TODAY's Bob Nightengale.
Dec. 13, 1:55 PM:
Neither the Angels or Giants are expected to be a mystery team for Machado due to the fact that they're not willing to give him a 10-year deal, reports The Athletic's Jim Bowden, citing multiple sources.
Dec. 12, 9:07 PM:
Yankees GM Brian Cashman said the team is a "fully operational Death Star," suggesting that while they might not be in on Machado and/or Bryce Harper that they have the ability to pivot at any moment depending on their current needs.
Dec. 11, 10:09 PM:
Three "mystery teams" could join the White Sox, Phillies, and Yankees as suitors for Machado, according to FanCred's Jon Heyman.
Dec. 11, 12:03 PM:
The Yankees could be willing to trade Miguel Andujar this offseason, with could open up third base and lead to a run at Machado.
Dec. 10, 6:11 PM:
Cashman has spoken to Machado's agent multiple times. According to SNY's Andy Martino, the Yanks aren't "all-in" on Machado.