MLB trade rumors: Yankees going after Indians' Francisco Lindor?

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MLB trade rumors: Yankees going after Indians' Francisco Lindor?
MLB trade rumors: Yankees going after Indians' Francisco Lindor?

The Yankees came up short vs. the Houston Astros in the ALCS, but the quest for the franchise's first World Series ring since 2009 will continue when the offseason begins. Joel Sherman of the New York Post offered a big name position player the Yankees could potentially go after in a blockbuster trade: Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor. Will he be available? Maybe not overtly, as Cleveland tries to be discreet. But the Indians are a smart, proactive organization. They have conceded they cannot afford Lindor long term (think: $300 million plus). He is a free agent after the 2021 season, and his tab for the next two years will be $43 million-ish or more, an amount that does not work

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