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Blue Jays rumors: Yankees “main player” for J.A. Happ

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Jon Heyman tweets that the Yankees are a “main player” for J.A. Happ. He’s at/near the top of their list.

The Yankees have had injuries to starters Jordan Montgomery and Masahiro Tanaka and Sonny Gray hasn’t been good. I can imagine they will be looking for a starter.

If he’s trade to the Yankees the Blue Jays better get a great return. Clint Frasier? Yeah I’d like to get him. I don’t know if the Yankees would want to give him up. Estevan Florial? He’s a little further away but looks like a very good prospect. Pitchers like Justus Sheffield would look good in Blue Jays colors too.

I don’t think there is anything that would make me sadder than seeing Happ with the Yankees. I’d think they would have to outbid other teams by a fair bit to get Happ.

We are likely to have a full month of these rumors.

Here is the Tweet: