MLB rumors: Why Yankees could be on verge of a move

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MLB rumors: Why Yankees could be on verge of a move
MLB rumors: Why Yankees could be on verge of a move

A deadline is approaching and the Yankees might have to act fast. Teams have until 8 p.m. Wednesday to add highly regarded prospects to their 40-man rosters or risk possibly losing them to the Rule 5 Draft. Often, teams trade prospects they don't plan to protect so they don't simply lose them for nothing. For example: Last November, the Yankees traded minor-league pitcher Jordan Foley to the Rockies for another pitcher, righty Jefrey Valdez, rather than leaving Foley unprotected. On Thursday, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said the team had a good idea of whom it would protect. “But I'm not about to say who they are,” he said. “We've got our list in our mind of who has to go on (the 40-man

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