Report: Sonny Gray trade talks ramping up, 6 teams involved
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With CC Sabathia given clearance to pitch following his heart issue, the market for New York Yankees right-hander Sonny Gray is beginning to "ramp up" again, reports Jon Heyman of Fancred Sports.

Six teams are involved in trade discussions about the 29-year-old, according to Heyman, who names the Cincinnati Reds, San Diego Padres, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland Athletics, Seattle Mariners, and Atlanta Braves.

When Yankees general manager Brian Cashman announced his intention to trade Gray in October, it seemed like the All-Star's time in New York would end.

But the Yankees didn't find a deal they like during the first few months of the offseason, despite serious negotiations with the Reds and Padres.

Recently, they were waiting on a positive update about Sabathia's health before diving back into trade discussions involving Gray. Now, the Yankees are again trying to ship off the former Cy Young candidate, just a season-and-a-half after acquiring him from the Oakland Athletics.

Last season in New York, Gray struggled to pitch at home, posting a 6.98 ERA in 15 games, 11 of which were home starts.

On the road, Gray has been much better with the Yankees. Opponents hit .226 off of him in 2018 away from home, compared to .318 at Yankee Stadium, while his WHIP as a visitor (1.15) is much lower than at home (1.90).

The talented hurler is eligible for free agency at the end of 2019. He'll earn $7.5 million during the final year of his current contract.

Report: Sonny Gray trade talks ramping up, 6 teams involved
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