The Astros are reportedly going after one of many Yankees’ commerce targets: Gerrit Cole.
Houston has engaged in talks with Pittsburgh about dealing the 27-year-old righthander, sources instructed Yahoo! Sports activities. One attainable return within the commerce can be outfielder Derek Fisher, with the web site reporting that the Pirates would want righthander Forrest Whitley or outfielder Kyle Tucker “as a centerpiece.”
The Astros are attempting so as to add one other starter with former Cy Younger Award winner Dallas Keuchel hitting free company subsequent offseason.
The Day by day Information reported final month that the Pirates had given up hopes of acquiring Yankees tremendous prospect Gleyber Torres in a commerce, making a deal between the 2 groups appear extra possible. Pittsburgh would as an alternative heart a deal round outfielder Clint Frazier and presumably righthander Probability Adams and third base prospect Miguel Andujar.
Nevertheless, a Yankee supply emphasised on the time deal was not imminent — and commerce rumors have been quiet since then.
As of proper now, the Yankees have Luis Severino, Masahiro Tanaka, Sonny Grey, CC Sabathia and Jordan Montgomery of their rotation.