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Around the Empire: Yankees news - 12/27/20

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Yankees labeled as best landing spot for LeMahieu; Dodgers could land Bauer or LeMahieu; Adeiny Hechavarria signs with team in Japan

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MLB.com | Anthony Castrovince: There has been a lot of chatter regarding DJ LeMahieu and where he will be playing come 2021. While he will receive his fair share of offers in free agency, the Yankees have been labeled as the best fit for him. I’m sure many Yankees fans would agree with that.

NY Post | Joel Sherman: The defending World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers have set themselves up very well when it comes to payroll flexibility and developing a winning culture. Because of that, they are out there lurking for top free agents in DJ LeMahieu and Trevor Bauer. Imagine a lineup that has LeMahieu and Betts leading off...

MLB Trade Rumors | Anthony Franco: Former Yankees infielder Adeiny Hechavarria has signed with the Chiba Lotte Marines of Nippon Professional Baseball. Hechavarria was with New York in 2018 where he played 18 games and was mostly a defensive replacement. His most memorable moment in pinstripes was during the 2018 Wild Card Game where he made an incredible leaping catch to rob Marcus Semien of an extra-base hit.