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Yankees re-sign Zach Britton: Media reactions

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Let’s take a look at the media buzz surrounding the Yankees’ re-signing of Zach Britton.

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Just days after David Robertson’s defection to Philadelphia, the Yankees made a move to solidify their bullpen’s dominance. Last night, Tyler covered the story that Zach Britton was re-signing with the Yankees, while Caitlin, Jake, and Josh dug a little deeper into what this means for the team moving forward. Now, let’s take a look at the media coverage.

Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic first tweeted that the two sides were making progress on a contract:

Minutes later, Jeff Passan of ESPN reported that the deal was done:

Passan, Rosenthal, Jon Heyman of Fancred, Bob Nightengale of USA Today, and Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports were on the beat with more details:

MLB.com reported the deal before the Yankees even confirmed it:

Katie Sharp of The Athletic provided some great stats:

The YES Network is pumped that Britton will remain in pinstripes:

All the dailies in New York chimed in:

Mark Feinsand of MLB.com, Max Wildstein of Gotham Sports Network, and Heyman remind us that the Yankees are still very much in the hunt for Adam Ottavino:

Finally, Wildstein reminds us that the Yankees need to make room on their 40-man roster for Britton:

A.J. Cole was DFA’d to make room for Troy Tulowitzki. Who will be DFA’d to make room for Britton?