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Yankees Looking To Add Impact Starter After Missing Out On Superstar

New York still is looking to add at least one more impact starting pitcher

The New York Yankees have some work to do and not much time left to do so. 

New York got some rough news this week as ace Gerrit Cole is expected to miss at least one or two months after undergoing an MRI on his pitching elbow. 

The Yankees were linked to multiple starters as possible options to boost the rotation before Cole's injury and speculation has picked up even more so since.

New York attempted to trade for former Chicago White Sox ace Dylan Cease but missed out as the San Diego Padres swooped in and got a deal done.

It doesn't sound like the Yankees are done adding despite missing out on Cease. New York reportedly is working to add more "impact starting pitching," according to MLB Network's Jon Morosi.

"Can confirm the Yankees made a final trade proposal for Dylan Cease in the last 24 to 48 hours," Morosi said. "Clearly, the Yankees are still working to add an impact starting pitcher."

New York has a lot of work to do. The Yankees have gone all in on the 2024 season after the acquisition of superstar slugger Juan Soto but now will need to go back to the drawing board.

The Yankees could use another addition and the top options out there in free agency are Blake Snell and Jordan Montgomery. New York has been linked to both hurlers but it sounds like both are unlikely options. 

There are some other hurlers available like Michael Lorenzen and Noah Syndergaard who could also make sense.