Yes. NYY & BOS are the heavy favorites. RT @NorbertoPaulino Have you heard anything on if the Red Sox are indeed in on Moncada?
— Kiley McDaniel (@kileymcd) January 8, 2015
There hasn’t been a lot of news to report on the Yoan Moncada situation over the last month or so. He held his open workout back in November and was expected to begin private workouts this week, but so far there haven’t been any reports confirming that a workout took place.
The one constant in the Moncada story since his name surfaced last year has been the pack-leading presence of the Yankees. They were out in full force for his November workout, they’ve been named as one of the teams most likely to sign him since the beginning, and per this report by Kiley McDaniel, they’re now one of the “heavy favorites” to sign him. The Yanks have been hesitant to seriously engage with many of the recent star Cuban free agents. …