A second source told Feinsand he believes the Yankees are the lone favorites for Keuchel and have a legitimate shot of landing the 31-year-old. Feinsand added Keuchel is willing to shave his beard if he signs with the Yankees.
According to a source, the Yankees and Braves are the favorites to sign Dallas Keuchel. Both teams are believed to be in the same area with their offers at the moment.
With the MLB Draft underway, Keuchel no longer has the compensation pick attached to him, which was why many teams were wary of signing him. Even though the pick is no longer attached to Keuchel, he is in no rush to sign with a team.
The former Cy Young winner last pitched in 2018 with the Houston Astros, going 12-11 with a 3.74 ERA and a 1.314 WHIP in 204.2 innings.