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Yankees and Twins have reached out to Brewers about Josh Hader, per report

Yankees are chasing prize pitchers, Twins need help in the pen

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The New York Yankess have contacted the Milwaukee Brewers about All-Star closer Josh Hader, according to Jon Heyman.

Heyman states in his tweet that there’s no traction in the talks. The Yankees are also checking on Cleveland Indians starter Mike Clevinger. Meanwhile, the Twins hope to improve their pen while their rotation is pretty reliable.

Hader is the top reliever prize of the trade deadline, but the Brewers reportedly aren’t inclined to trade him and are asking for a big return. The Yankees certainly has the farm system to do it, despite ranking 18th in Baseball America’s top-30 farm systems. They also have controllable young talent that could help the Brewers’ roster now. Heyman notes that the talks could still progress before tomorrow’s deadline.

Minnesota has the 11th best farm system in baseball according to Baseball America. They only have three in the top 100, but all three are 47th or higher. They could absolutely put the pieces together to afford Hader.