Some hot stove insiders (Ken Rosenthal, Buster Olney, Ken Davidoff and Mark Feinsand) are tweeting away tonight, and all are saying the Yankees are in “active negotiations” for a starting pitcher tonight — not named Aaron Harrang.
Rosenthal and Davidoff are calling this a trade, so that could be referring to Mike Puma’s report on dealing with the Cubs. It could even go back as far as the Royals’ interest in Melky Cabrera/Brett Gardner. But neither of the two outfielders — or anyone/team at all — have been mentioned (Just not Aaron Harang).
Olney and Feinsand say it’s a “deal for a starting pitcher.” Who knows if that is opening the door to free agents like Ben Sheets, Justin Duchscherer, etc…
UPDATE: Now Jon Heyman is chiming in. If you want to read more updates as the night goes on, keep on refreshing their twitter pages (or just use twitter).
I say it’ll be a trade: Cabrera and a couple minor leaguers for Ted Lilly. That’s a total guess on my part.
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