While the Yanks apparently want to improve their rotation, there is no guarantee that they will add some – not to mention a significant part such as Madison Bugnerer in San Francisco or Trevor Bauer of Cleveland, which is why they may also be interested in Arizona . Robe Ray
Tim Wilkinson, the special assistant to the general manager at Diamondback, was in Tampa, studying the Yankees' Ayn-team. Yankees and Arizona have done business in the past, such as when Yankees acquired Brandon Drury from Diamondbacks in the spring training last year.
27-year-old Ray is 6-6 this season with 3.96 ERA and he has
But he's going around a lot of hits and hardly dominating, which means that Yankees and Brian Kashman will no doubt look to make other improvements "I think I said it before, we know we have a team that is capable of being great, and we have a chance to be the best team in the world"
, Aaron. Bun said on Friday before the Yankees opened the second half of the season against Blue Jays in the Bronx. "I know Brian and his team will look at every corner where there's room for improvement to our club. Whether these people will be or will not be seen. "
But Boon does not keep his breath for Keshman to make a move.
"Our work here is in the field, putting our best foot forward," Boone said. "Sometimes it surprises you when you can improve your club. And for tango, it takes two to coincide. We'll see if something happens over the next few weeks. "
This will largely be determined by what Kashman decides before the July 31
" We are going to start climbing, and then, if not, we will continue to try to strengthen, "Kashman told the SiriusXM network radio on Friday.
But Kashman does not want to make a move just to make a move, noting that he expects all of the American League candidates to look different until next month. "Houston will get better," Kashman said. – Tampa will get better. Boston will get better. Minnesota will improve. Oakland will get better. Many of the players in the mix are in a similar category of quality, so there will be many choices. "
Supplements can also come from within, as the Yankees still expect Luis Severin to come back from
Kashman said the right will be reviewed on Saturday and can launch a throw-in program shortly thereafter.
He also admitted that Severino may not be fully built in time to be a full starter the rest of the road and he did not rule out the use of Severino from the hall where the team still hopes that Dellin Betances will be up September.
Cashman adds that Deivi Garcia, the prospect that has just been raised to Triple-A Scranton / Wilkes-Barre, "gets into the mix" with Yankees.
Although rivals also love the right hand, Cashman said he would not move Garcia for rent, which would be a free agent after the season.
"I can predict yet with confidence what will happen," said Kashman for the upcoming deadline. Additional Reporting by Ken David and George A. King III