Source: Yanks, LeMahieu closer to deal

MLB.com’s Jon Morosi reported through tweet Friday that treasured free agent DJ LeMahieu is” completing an agreement to return” to the Bronx, and “the bargain might be completed as soon as today.” According to recent records, LeMahieu had actually grown restless with arrangements to re-sign with the Yankees, telling his representative

MLB.com’s Jon Morosi reported by means of tweet Friday that treasured freelance DJ LeMahieu is “settling an agreement to return” to the Bronx, as well as “the offer could be completed as soon as today.”

According to current reports, LeMahieu had grown restless with negotiations to re-sign with the Yankees, telling his agent to reach out to various other teams that had shared rate of interest, consisting of heaven Jays, Red Sox, Dodgers as well as Mets.

LeMahieu, 32, has actually struck.336/.386/.536 in 195 games with the Yankees over the past two periods. He led the American League in batting average (.364 ), on-base percentage (.421) and OPS (1.011) in 2020, as well as he finished third in the AL MVP Award ballot after a fourth-place surface the year before in his very first period with New york city.

Morosi did not report on the terms of the potential deal, but MLB Network insider Jon Heyman informed WFAN on Thursday, “I’ve listened to four years and also near $20 million [annually that the Yankees are] supplying at this point … We understand he’s trying to find a five-year deal as well as the word was he was trying to find more than $20 million, most likely near $25 million a year … There seems to be endangering area therein. Someplace around that Josh Donaldson deal [with the Doubles]– four years for $92 million. I think that should get it done.”