Found October 15, 2013 on YanksinExile.com:
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The Yankees exciting free agency rumors continue to swirl. Shortly after we mentioned that Carlos Beltran is interested in wearing pinstripes next season – and, suffice to say, the feeling is mutual – another big name free agent became linked with New York, and it’s hard to see the Yanks letting this one go easily. Yep, ESPN New York’s Andrew Marchland is reporting that the Yankees have very strong interest in Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann, and for darn good reason, too. To put it in very frank terms, the Yankees catchers suck, and Brian McCann is very good. The source that Marchland spoke to – an anonymous MLB GM – said McCann could get as much as 6 years/$100 million. That's pretty high, but doesn’t seem too outrageous when you compare it to the contract that San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey recently signed, for 9 years/$165 million. Of course, as with everything in Yankees headquarters these days, so much depends on what happens with Alex Rodrig...
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