Brian Cashman consistently tells reporters that he is always engaging the free agent and trade markets, regardless of what areas the Yankees may have a need, and he told MLB Network’s Jon Morosi on Wednesday that he has been “listening and engaging” on multiple trade possibilities at this week’s GM meetings.
More specifically, the Yankees GM said there have been “inquiries from other clubs” about New York’s infield surplus, which could mean the likes of Gleyber Torres, who was reportedly named in trade talks last summer at the trade deadline.
The Yanks hope youngsters Anthony Volpe and Oswald Peraza, who the Bombers seemed unwilling to part with in past trade discussions, will be ready to compete for a starting spot this spring, while veteran Josh Donaldson and his $25 million salary is seen as a bounceback candidate in 2023.
Isiah Kiner-Falefa and DJ LeMahieu also make up a veteran-heavy infield group, though the trade discussions Cashman alluded to could be teams once again trying to find out what it would take to land one of their prized infield prospects.
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