Yankees Reach Free Agent Limit? Posted on January 30, 2009 by EJ Fagan MLBTR doesn’t think so, but there seems to be some healthy debate over the issue. It doesn’t really have an impact on these Yankees, but theoretically could in the future. EJ FaganE.J. Fagan been blogging about Yankee baseball since 2006. He is a Ph.D. student at University of Texas at Austin.