MLB Rumors: Yankees "Check In" On Marlins Starter

The New York Yankees had a great penultimate deadline day on Monday, but they're still looking to do more, according to MLB Insider Jon Heyman. He says GM Brian Cashman has tested the waters on acquiring a huge Miami Marlins trade target.

Right-hander Pablo Lopez is thought to be the big name the Marlins are listening on, and the Yankees "checked in", says Heyman, though they "found the price high", as it should be. 

Lopez has a 3.41 ERA with a 1.12 WHIP this season, and a 119:35 strikeout to walk ratio. But the 26-year-old has struggled of late, posting a 5.25 ERA in his last seven starts. 

The Yankees still have some pieces to deal, namely Joey Gallo and Miguel Andujar, but that will hardly move the needle with the Marlins on a Lopez trade. 

The Bronx Bombers did already scoop up one of the biggest names on the market for their rotation, in Frankie Montas, so the need for Lopez isn't that urgent.

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