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Rumor: Yankees bid $25-$30 million on Jorge Soler

The Yankees lost the bidding for outfielder Jorge Soler to the Cubs who landed him with a nine-year, $30 million deal with potential to earn more through arbitration. They were aggressive though as Peter Gammons reported that the Yankees bid anywhere between $25 and $30 million for the 20-year-old Cuban. Gammons said that the White Sox and ...

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Cubs out bid Yankees for Soler with 9-year/$30 million deal

The Yankees were aggressive in going after the Cuban outfielder Jorge Soler, but they were ultimately outbid by the Chicago Cubs who landed him with a nine-year, $30 million deal, according to Joel Sherman and Jon Heyman. There were quite a few teams interested in Soler with the Yankees being one of the top four or ...

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Bidding for Soler expected to wrap up soon, Yanks in deep

The bidding on the 20-year-old, Cuban, free agent, outfielder Jorge Soler is expected to wrap up soon with many sources reporting on Sunday that it could happen as soon as Monday. Joel Sherman of the NY Post confirms that the Yankees, "are in deep for Soler." Peter Gammons said that despite reports that negotiations will go on ...

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Rumor: Yankees were among Jorge Soler’s most aggressive bidders

The deadline to bid on the 20-year-old, Cuban, free agent, outfielder Jorge Soler imposed by his agent was Thursday and with practically half of baseball involved the Yankees were among the most aggressive bidders, according to Buster Olney of ESPN. Olney listed the Cubs, the Braves, and the Dodgers as the other aggressive bidders along with ...

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Rumor: Yankees expected to bid on Soler before Thursday’s deadline

Bids need to be in by today (Thursday) for Cuban outfielder Jorge Soler and the Yankees are expected to be involved, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The Yankees definitely won't be the only team involved though. The Cubs, Pirates, Indians, Red Sox, Phillies, Marlins, Blue Jays, Orioles, Rangers, and Astros are all expected to be ...

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Yankees still interested as Jorge Soler declared a free agent

It's taken longer than anyone could have reasonably expected, but 20-year-old Cuban outfielder Jorge Soler was finally declared a free agent by Major League Baseball over the weekend and is free to sign with any team. Soler comes in at 6-foot-4 and 225-pounds and is much more raw than Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, but over time ...

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Rumor: Jorge Soler still not a free agent

Remember Jorge Soler? He was the other Cuban outfielder not named Yoenis Cespedes to make news this offseason as teams anticipated signing the 19-year-old. However he still hasn't established residency outside of Cuba and teams say they haven't been told that he is officially a free agent yet, meaning that it is illegal to negotiate with ...

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Rumor: Yankees signing Jorge Soler would be a surprise

With a limit on spending on international free agents coming up this season it seems like the perfect time for the Yankees to make a splash. However, one hasn't come and ESPN Deportes' Jorge Arangure would be surprised if the Yankees finally made a splash by signing Cuban outfielder Jorge Soler. "Again, not saying the Yankees ...

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