NBC Sports Philadelphia | Jim Salisbury: Speaking of free agent news, All-Star catcher J.T. Realmuto sits among the top of this year’s class, and many expect the Yankees to have at least have some passing interest. However, sources close to Realmuto believe that it would take “record-setting money” for either the Yankees or the Mets, the latter of whom would seem to be more motivated to get a deal together, to lure him to New York City.
And they're predicting a Dodgers-Yankees World Series. At 13/2, the Yankees are the top choice in the AL to win the World Series (as they were in 2020), with the Dodgers established as 9/2 favorites to repeat as world champs. The defending AL champion Rays are listed at 10/1 to win the World Series.
However, he had to play a significant amount of time in right this year after injuries to Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton, and he did it with aplomb. Following a disastrous 263 innings in right last year, Frazier represented a net positive in right field in 216 innings this year. He went from a -6 in defensive runs saved in 2019 to a +4 DRS in 2020.