Yankees, Phillies Turn To Alternatives With Corbin Off Market

Phillies “in strong position” in Corbin sweepstakes, won’t “be out-bid”

Nationals sign free agent pitcher Patrick Corbin to 6-year, $140M deal

In addition to Corbin, the Phillies have also been linked to both Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, the top two free agents on the market.

Because the contract is for more than $50 million, Arizona will get a compensation draft pick after the first round and before Competitive Balance Round A because it is a revenue-sharing team.

The New York Yankees uncharacteristically missed out on a free agent they really wanted Tuesday afternoon. Corbin visited with the Phillies and the Yankees last week, and NY was reportedly unwilling to offer a sixth year. There's no doubt they are serious contenders for the 28-year-old, as Corbin recently visited the Phillies and Citizens Bank Park just last week.

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It's reportedly a three-team race for Corbin. There has been speculation that Corbin will sign with the Yankees for less money to play for the team he grew up rooting for.

However, this is the first report that seems to signal Philadelphia may be in front of the listed teams in regards to the chances of signing the two-time All-Star, as well as news that they aren't afraid to outspend any other potential suitor.

Last week Corbin went on a three-city recruiting tour through Philadelphia, Washington, and NY.

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Throughout the 2018 regular season, Corbin put together an 11-7 win-loss record through 200.0 innings pitched in 33 starts. I've said all offseason that the Yankees should pay whatever it takes to get Corbin but that was when I thought it would only take a six-year offer, instead of a five-year offer to get him.

I could understand why the Yanks would be hesitant to add in that extra year and if that leads to Corbin signing elsewhere than so be it. He went 2-1 with two holds and a 1.61 ERA over 22.1 innings in the playoffs. For his efforts, Corbin finished fifth in the National League Cy Young Award voting.

Per MLB.com's Jamal Collier, Corbin's deal with worth six years and $140 million.

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