However, it seems more likely than not the Yankees will enter Spring Training with the team on the current roster.
“We stay engaged with the marketplace, but I think more likely than not — 99 percent likely — we are going to be going to camp with what we have,” Cashman told Jim Bowden on Monday morning. “And that’s (Mashiro) Tanaka, CC (Sabathia) and (Michael) Pineda locked into three spots and then five guys competing for the final two spots between — in no order — (Adam) Warren, (Luis) Cessa, (Chad) Green, (Bryan) Mitchell and (Luis) Severino.
The Yankees were in talks with the Chicago White Sox regarding Jose Quintana. However, the White Sox had a big price tag and the Yankees weren’t willing to give up star prospects.