The offseason seems to have exploded and now the Yankees are reportedly jumping into the fray offering deals to multiple free agents. They have been looking for an outfielder as well as infield help after finding their catcher in Brian McCann. The Yankees have offered contracts of unknown value to Omar Infante, Jacoby Ellsbury, Shin-Soo Choo, and Carlos Beltran.
Infante reportedly has multiple offers on the table, some from teams who are more interested than the Yankees. Their interest in Infante is likely as insurance and leverage against Robinson Cano, though they seem to like his ability to play third base. Infante might be the second best second baseman on the market, but he isn't a replacement for Cano.
Ellsbury and Choo are each projected to command a $100 million deal, while Carlos Beltran apparently has a three-year, $48 million deal on the table. The Yankees say they refuse to go to two years, so if this deal is for real, their offer likely won't be enough.
It was originally reported that the Yankees also had an offer out to Stephen Drew, but considering Brian Cashman's statement that another shortstop isn't a priority now that they have Derek Jeter and Brendan Ryan, it was quickly shot down to be false.