MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Want to Make Blockbuster Trade

The New York Yankees have World Series or bust expectations, so they are expected to be very active on the trade market this year. However, it appears that they have a primary target they will be focusing on, as they are being heavily linked to Los Angeles Angels superstar, Shohei Ohtani. 

Ohtani is going to be the biggest trade target at this year’s deadline, as he has a pending UFA and a generational talent. Due to this, if the Angels are unable to convince him to stay with them, they will have no choice, but to move him at the deadline. This is especially so if they have another year of being mediocre. 

The Yankees are already dealing with injury trouble in their rotation, so that will likely force them to be quite active when it comes to the pitching market. With that, they also can use another outfielder because they lost Andrew Benintendi this offseason. Ohtani, of course, would help with both those needs, so it makes sense that the Yankees want to acquire him.

Nevertheless, we will need to wait and see if the Yankees interest in Ohtani results in then acquiring him before the deadline passes.

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