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Report Yankees Had Pre-Lockout Interest

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    December 4, 2022 6:59 AM EST

    Could Michael Conforto venture acro s the Subway Series tracks?The Yankees were among the teams interested in the free agent Rickey Henderson Jersey outfielder prior to the lockout, according to the . Conforto, 29, has spent his entire seven-year career with the Mets up to this point. The Mets drafted him 10th overall in 2014. With the lockout ending and free agency to resume Thursday night, Conforto would be an interesting, if not perfect, fit with the Yankees. He is a lefty swinger Chris Hatcher Jersey and has experience playing center field, two areas of need in the Bronx. He also has power he crushed 88 home runs Andrew Triggs Jersey from 2017-2019 and World Series experience from the Mets 2015 pennant run.However, Conforto is best suited in right field, Cliff Pennington Jersey where he has spent the majority of his time, and is coming off a down year. He slashed .232/.344/.384 with 14 home runs and 55 RBI over 125 games in 2021. His 0.8 fWAR was the lowest of his career, while his 106 wRC+ was his lowest since his sophomore season in 2016. Scroll to ContinueConforto is a .255/.356/.468 slasher with 132 homers, 396 RBI, a 124 wRC+ and 16.9 fWAR for his career. Josh Phegley Jersey MORE: