4 former Yankees fan favorites still without a job heading toward Spring Training

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Gio Urshela, 3B

The Urshela reunion is the only one the Yankees actually have registered interest in, and a partnership was hinted at again this week with dueling Gleyber Torres/Urshela Instagram story posts/reposts. Yup. It's that kind of offseason. The kind where "putting up a picture with your friend" qualifies as ironclad news, and a reason to start speculating about Oswald Peraza trade fits.

The Yankees seem unlikely to acquire Urshela as a stopgap/utility infield option unless they can find a taker for Peraza dangling a pitcher (or they can somehow get off DJ LeMahieu's contract). Still, with New York lying in wait, someone has a chance to pounce on a still-productive player.

Urshela is coming back from a devastating pelvic fracture last season, but hit .299 with limited pop (two homers/91 OPS+) in just over 200 at-bats. After being shipped to Minnesota in exchange for Josh Donaldson/Isiah Kiner-Falefa the previous season, though, it's very safe to say he outplayed his new counterparts, posting a 119 OPS+ and being the same clutch line drive artist he'd been in the Bronx.

Urshela fits in the clubhouse and in the depth chart. All the Yankees need to do is find a corresponding move to make it work.