The Yankees continue to express interest in re-signing Robinson Cano, but considering the wide gap between the two sides in contract negotiations, general manager Brian Cashman has been focusing attention on other needs at this early stage of the offseason.
Team president Randy Levine said this week that Cashman "is engaged with five or six other free agents," and the club is believed to have at least made contact with the representatives for other players in recent weeks.
Levine said that "if guys are ready to make deals, we'll make deals with those" players, a clear sign that the Yankees do not intend to hold up business while waiting for Cano to move off his reported demands for a 10-year contract in excess of $305 million.
Here, then, is a general rundown of where the Yanks stand with their offseason targets:
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