first_imgGary Sanchez seems like he’ll be remaining with the Yankees.New York has been asked about potentially dealing away the 26-year-old catcher, general manager Brian Cashman said during a recent interview with the YES Network. Cashman, however, said Sanchez was “not for sale.” MLB trade news: Yankees acquire starter James Paxton from Mariners “We’re going to be, I think, proven correct, we believe (about Sanchez),” Cashman said. “He’ll return healthy, ready to go, motivated to put 2018 behind him and I think he’ll have a chance to be one of the more exciting, dynamic players in 2019.”The Yankees finished 2018 with a 100-62 record and advanced to the ALDS, where they fell to the Red Sox in four games. MLB trade rumors: Yankees still working to deal starter Sonny Graycenter_img Cashman said the Yankees believe Sanchez will have a bounce-back year in 2019 after undergoing shoulder surgery in early November. He is expected to be healthy by Opening Day. “He’s a special talent and special player, special person,” Cashman said.Sanchez struggled both offensively and behind the plate last season after he was an All-Star in 2017. He allowed a league-high 18 passed balls while registering a .186/.291/.406 slash line with 18 home runs and 53 RBIs in 89 games. Related Newslast_img

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