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Breaking News: Yankees Teasing a Sensational Reunion with a Beloved Slugger!



New York Yankees enthusiasts might find a reason to dust off their old jerseys soon.

According to a report by Will Sammon of The Athletic, the Yankees are exploring the possibility of reuniting with Gio Urshela, who remains unsigned at 32 years old following his tenure with the Los Angeles Angels last season.

Urshela, who previously played for the Yankees from 2019 to 2021, swiftly became a crowd favorite during his time in New York. His standout performance in 2019, boasting a .314 batting average and an .889 OPS, coupled with his defensive adaptability and inventive contributions to the team’s victories, earned him a special place in fans’ hearts. His memorable grand slam against the Cleveland Indians during Game 2 of the 2020 AL Wild Card series further solidified his popularity, aiding the Yankees in their series sweep.

While Urshela remains a formidable right-handed batter, maintaining a .290 batting average over the last two seasons, he now primarily operates as a third baseman. Despite the Yankees’ surplus of infielders capable of playing on the left side (such as DJ LeMahieu, Oswald Peraza, Gleyber Torres, and Oswaldo Cabrera), Urshela could serve as a valuable complementary addition to their lineup. However, the Yankees might face competition from other teams in free agency to secure Urshela’s services.

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