Lee in pinstripes? Forget about it. The 37-year-old has turned down an offer from the Yankees, deciding instead to stay retired.
The Yankees and Mets are among teams that are interested in outfielder Brennan Boesch, according to CBSSports.com/WFAN insider Jon Heyman.
The right-handed hitter has played all three outfield positions in his six-year career, though he’s predominantly played right field and center field.
New York has approached Derrek Lee about coming out of retirement and resurrecting his career in the Bronx. Lee last played in the big leagues in 2011, playing 85 games for the Orioles and 28 games for the Pirates.
Tommy Hanson looks to bounce back from a pair of shaky outings and ride Atlanta’s offensive surge against the New York Mets, where a victory would extend his team’s winning streak to five.
The NL East-leading Atlanta Braves bulked up for the pennant chase Wednesday, acquiring the slugging first baseman from the Chicago Cubs for three minor league pitchers.