The Yankees are reportedly in talks with multiple teams, including the Giants and Nationals, about a deal for closer Aroldis Chapman, according to ESPN's Buster Olney. Previous updates from July 19... 2:22 pm: "The Yankees are going full bore in shaping possible deals for Chapman," according a tweet from ESPN's Buster Olney, who believes talks started weeks ago with the Nationals, Rangers, Indians and others. 2:58 pm: Yankee scouts will be watching at least two pitching prospects from teams linked to Chapman tonight. Over the weekend, Yankees sent scouts to watch Washington Nationals Triple-A affiliate the Syracuse Chiefs. However, with pitching prospect Reynaldo Lopez making his MLB debut tonight,
Ichiro Suzuki has his eye on 3,000 hits. It’s only a matter of time now before Ichiro Suzuki becomes the 30th player to notch 3,000 hits in Major League Baseball. The 42-year-old outfielder will enter Sunday’s game against the New York Mets with 2,996 hits, meaning it’s within reach with a classic Ichiro afternoon.