The Yankees are on the verge of a big deal with Brian McCann, according to Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News.
Sources: #Rangers won't land Brian McCann; catcher on verge of deal with NY #Yankees. http://t.co/u6I9FazCd4— Evan Grant (@Evan_P_Grant) November 23, 2013
It was to be assumed that the Braves were not going to be able to afford McCann this offseason, and the Yankees have been one of the most likely suitors for his services. We will keep this post updated as we get more news.
Source: McCann close with #Yankees on five-year deal for more than $80M.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) November 23, 2013
Source: McCann deal with #Yankees is 5/85 with sixth-year vesting option that could bring it to 6/100.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) November 23, 2013