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Patrick Corbin Decision Expected Soon

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Free agent pitcher Patrick Corbin is expected to make a decision as to where he will sign in the near future, according to USA Today Sports’ Bob Nightengale.

Per his report, Corbin is expected to meet or exceed the contract value that Chicago Cubs hurler Yu Darvish netted during the offseason last year, and that interest is spiking in Corbin, with the trend indicating that a decision is coming soon.

Corbin has been linked to the New York Yankees, who consider him their top priority in free agency and was Corbin’s favorite team growing up. A deal with the Yankees would being Corbin back to the state of New York, where he grew up. His family are diehard Yankee fans as well.

According to Scott Lauber of the Philadelphia Inquirer,  some “rivals speculate” that the Philadelphia Phillies are the favorite for Corbin.

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Yankees Place Greg Bird on IL

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The New York Yankees have once again had to place first baseman Greg Bird on the injured list, something Bird has been on for the majority of his career,

Bird was placed on the injured list with a left plantar fascia tear, and Bird joins an alarmingly expanding injured list for the Yanks.

In corresponding moves, the Yankees shifted Jacoby Ellsbury to the 6-day IL and selected the contract of first baseman Mike Ford, according to an official team announcement.

Bird may done with the Yankees, as his career has been riddled by injuries and he has struggled at the plate this season.

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Yankees Sign Cliff Pennington

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The New York Yankees have signed veteran infielder Cliff Pennington to a minor league deal and immediately assigned him to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, according to Pinstriped Podcasts.

Pennington, 34, was with the Oakland Athletics during Spring Training but was released at the end of March.

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Yankees Place Giancarlo Stanton On Injured List

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The New York Yankees have placed veteran star slugger Giancarlo Stanton on the 10-day disabled list due to a biceps strain, according to an official team announcement.

In a corresponding move, the Yankees have called up outfielder Clint Frazier from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

It is unknown at this time what the severity of Stanton’s injury is, or how long he had been dealing with the issue.

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