Wandy Peralta
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The New York Yankees are still play to land pitching reinforcements despite off-season nearing it’s end. With only four weeks to ago for spring training, the front office stays committed to land a couple of hurlers to bolster pitching depth. As per rumors, the team signed Marcus Stroman in a lucrative deal to fill up five-men rotation.

However, the bullpen is still lacking a piece with the likes of Michael King, Jhony Brito and Randy Vasquez having moved to San Diego Padres as a part of a blockbuster trade deal. Thus, the Yankees remain in play for a couple of relief pitching options out of whom one is an ex-Yankee who left a profound impact in 2023.


Wandy Peralta Linked To Yankees In Latest Free Agency Rumors!

Wandy Peralta
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The New York Yankees were in play for reliever Jordan Hicks before the latter signed with San Francisco Giants last week. Moreover, with Josh Hader and Hector Neris still available on the market, the Bronx Bombers seems inclined towards reunion with ex-pitcher Wandy Peralta. The reliever remained the team’s most effective and used pitcher of the 2023 season. He posted 2.83 ERA in 63 appearances with impressive advanced metric. However, as Peralta’s contract came to an end, his entered free agency this off-season. While the pitcher has garnered enough attention, the Yanks are in no mood to part with Wandy any time soon. SNY’s Andy Martino recently said that “Wandy Peralta is also still a possibility for Yanks.”

Wandy Peralta is a left-handed pitcher known for his fastball velocity and effectiveness against both left- and right-handed hitters. His ability to consistently deliver powerful pitches and contribute valuable innings in high-leverage situations quickly endeared him to the Yankee faithful. The left-handed fireballer not only added depth to the bullpen but also provided the team with a reliable option to navigate critical moments in games. Thus, the Bronx Bombers are reportedly exploring avenues to bring Peralta back into the fold for the upcoming season. Peralta’s return would contribute to the Yanks’ efforts to reinforce their bullpen. The negotiations for Peralta’s return are part of the broader offseason strategy for the Yankees, who are looking to fine-tune their roster and address specific needs to contend in the upcoming season.

Yanks Listed Frontrunners In Reliever Hector Neris’ Pursuit!

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Besides Wandy Peralta, the New York Yankees have set eyes on Houston Astros reliever Hector Neris. Mark Feinsand of MLB.com listed the Bronx Bombers and Texas Rangers as front runner in Neris’ pursuit. Neris, known for his reliable performances out of the bullpen, has garnered attention from multiple teams in the offseason. However, the Yanks are reportedly positioned as the frontrunners.

The addition of Hector Neris would address a key aspect of the Yankees’ offseason priorities, as they seek to reinforce their bullpen with reliable arms capable of handling high-leverage situations. The right-handed reliever brings experience and a track record of success, making him an attractive option for teams looking to solidify their pitching staff.