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Cashman: Yankees interested in Machado

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LAS VEGAS (AP) Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says he has been talking about Manny Machado with the infielder's agent.

New York shortstop Didi Gregorius is expected to miss at least half of next season while recovering from Tommy John surgery, leaving the team in search of an infielder.

"I've had several conversations with Dan Lozano about Manny Machado," Cashman said Monday at the winter meetings. "So we are we are definitely focused in the marketplace on those areas of need and he, obviously, is available and solves that area of need. So, not going to deny we've had a conversation. Or two."

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