Originally written on MLB Injury News  |  Last updated 10/20/14
The market for free agent Michael Bourn continues to develop, and there is some that believe the New York Yankees are “quietly interested” in the center fielder, according to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe. It will be interesting to see where Bourn’s market goes. Some believe the Yankees are quietly interested and will pounce if the price comes down, which would give them the leadoff hitter they have wanted for some time. The Rangers remain a possibility. Cafardo adds that some believe the Yankees could “pounce” on Bourn if his price comes down. He would provide them with the leadoff hitter “they have wanted for some time.” The Yankees have a need in the outfield after watcher Nick Swisher leave via free agency. They’ve re-signed Ichiro Suzuki but there is thought that the team is still in the outfield market. Beyond the Yankees, Cafardo notes the Texas Rangers are another team that is a possible fit for Bourn. Considering they’ve missed out on other top free agents, including Zack Greinke, Josh Hamilton, Mike Napoli and Anibal Sanchez, the Rangers could turn to the market’s next best options in Bourn and Swisher. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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