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Mets and Yankees target Gio Urshela has to this level gotten better supplies in other locations: document

The Mets and Yankees are among the groups involved with versatile free agent infielder Gio Urshela, Jon Morosi of MLB Network reported on Tuesday.

As well to the Recent York groups, the Miami Marlins beget also expressed hobby in Urshela, Morosi authorized.

Nonetheless whereas the Mets and Yanks beget hobby, the Marlins and Los Angeles Angels beget made “better supplies at the present,” experiences Bryan Hoch of MLB.com.

Urshela, 32, had his 2023 season minimize brief because of a fractured left pelvis he suffered in June. Earlier than the injury, he hit .299/.329/.374 with two residence runs in 62 games whereas initiating games at all four infield spots.

In his last fat season, Urshela slashed .285/.338/.429 with 13 homers and 27 doubles in 144 games for the Minnesota Twins in 2022.

If Urshela lands with both Recent York crew, it stands to motive that he would enter spring coaching earmarked for a bench role.

The Mets are locked in originally monstrous, 2nd monstrous and shortstop, and seem ready to present Brett Baty a sound probability to sink or swim at third monstrous.

Within the event Baty struggles and Impress Vientos is archaic in a designated hitter role, Urshela — if signed — might presumably presumably additionally be an option for the standard third monstrous job.

Meanwhile, the Yanks — mindful of Urshela from his time in the Bronx from 2019 to 2021 —  are space at all four initiating infield spots barring injury.

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