Sources: Phillip Evans, Yankees in agreement on a contract

Sources: Phillip Evans, Yankees in agreement on a contract

PHOENIX, ARIZONA – JULY 19: Phillip Evans # 24 of the Pittsburgh Pirates gets ready in the batters box against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on July 19, 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images).
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Former Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Phillip Evans is heading east and to the American League after agreeing to a handle the New York Yankees.
Free-agent infielder/outfielder Phillip Evans is in agreement on a handle the New York Yankees, according to a source acquainted with the scenario.
Evans, 29, has shown flashes in little stints in previous years– he struck.303/.395/.364 in 38 plate looks in 2017;.359/.444/.487 in 45 plate appearances in 2020– however is striking a mere.231/.331/.319 with six crowning achievement and 27 RBI in 353 career plate appearances.
Evans supplies the Yankees with a flexible chess piece off the bench, as hes played initially, second and third bases, in addition to right and left fields, in three major-league seasons.
The Yankees remain in pursuit of a first baseman. They revealed early interest in Freddie Freeman and were amongst the teams thinking about Matt Olson prior to he was traded to the Atlanta Braves.
Anthony Rizzo has actually emerged as the most sensible option, though no deal is thought to be imminent.