The Yankees reportedly aren’t interested in signing a star shortstop, such as Marcus Semien, Carlos Correa, or Corey Seager, this winter

Major League Baseball’s current free-agent class is headlined by a handful of star shortstops.

At the top of the list are World Series champions Carlos Correa and Corey Seager, who are both seeking deals north of $300 million. There’s also Marcus Semien, who just put up one of the best seasons ever by a second baseman but wants to return to short, and quality names such as Trevor Story and Javier Baez rounding out the top of this winter’s free-agent class.
We don’t yet know where any of these players are going to end up, but, according to the New York Daily News, it won’t be with the New York Yankees…
[Scott] Boras would love to keep the Yankees, baseball’s historically greatest spender, in the mix for his two biggest clients, Seager and Marcus Semien. But sources have told The News that the Yankees don’t want to commit that much money to a shortstop. With rising shortstop prospects Anthony Volpe (a 20-year-old who just tore up High-A) and Oswald Peraza (who dominated every level of the minors before reaching Triple-A last year) being groomed to eventually take over the position, the Yankees are expected …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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