LeMahieu would join former Rockies teammate Troy Tulowitzki in New York's infield.

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As Manny Machado continues to wait out the market, the Yankees have added yet another veteran to their infield. 

Former Rockies All-Star DJ LeMahieu has reached a two-year deal with New York that will pay him $24 million, The Athletic and ESPN reported Friday. 

News of the deal came a day after a report that the Giants and Rays seemed to be the strongest suitors for the 30-year-old, with the Dodgers and Brewers also possible fits. 

LeMahieu is the second prominent addition to the Yankees' infield, on the heels of last week's signing of Troy Tulowitzki. While Tulowitzki will hold down shortstop as Didi Gregorius recovers from surgery, the YES Network, which first reported the sides were close to an agreement, said the Yankees plan to use LeMahieu at second, third and first base. 

LeMahieu played alongside Tulowitzki in Colorado from 2012-15. He won the batting title in 2016 after hitting .348 and is also a three-time Gold Glove winner. 




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