New York Yankees Make First Big Offseason Move

Published 11/20/2023, 6:48 PM EST

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The off-season has officially begun for the New York Yankees. The reason is their eagerness to correct the mistakes that led to their downfall this season. It seems they have finally found a player to their liking and have signed him days after non-tendering a few players from their squad.

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Given that the Yankees had a few voids to fill, they have gone with a young player to do the job at the move. With this, they have also fulfilled the objective of having a young squad with a future in mind. Though the signing was a surprise for all, fans have liked it and gave a thumbs-up to the package.

New York Yankees Sign Yerry De Los Santos to Add Options on the Mound

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The Yankees have their first new signing of the season in a boost to their defensive setup that lacked consistency. A post from Talkin’ Yanks confirmed it and read, “The Yankees have signed Yerry De Los Santos, a sinker-heavy reliever who recorded a 3.33 ERA in 22 games with Pittsburgh last season.”

With this, the relief pitcher will move away from Pittsburgh after spending two seasons there. Debuting in 2022, the 25-year-old has played 48 games in the MLB so far. During this period, Yerry has claimed 44 strikeouts at a WHIP of 1.26.

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His recognizable effort came last season when he achieved a win percentage of 0.500 with a win in two games. But it also saw him losing precious game time and playing four games less than the previous season.

Now, at the Bronx, Yerry will look to change it and play a crucial role in the rotation. However, there is some clarity on his role, and the world has to wait on what terms the Yankees have signed him. But it seems fans are happy, irrespective of that.

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The New York Yankees fanbase has not had enough moments to cherish. However, they have responded positively to the new signing, bringing their happiness in the open.

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Looking back on how the season has gone, fans look confident for a change and have shown the same in the following reactions.

Others have said it’s a positive move.

One is positive about the contribution of the player.

Another said it’s something we all should love.

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One called it a smart pickup.

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From the fans’ consensus, it seems the Yankees have started positively. However, fans would want them to do more like this and start next season strongly. Will that be the case? Time will answer that.

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Saurabh Saini

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