The New York Yankees are scouting Washington's Triple-A affiliate Syracuse and are headed to Washington D.C. this week as the trade deadline nears, according to the Washington Post's Barry Svrluga.
The Yankees will listen to trade offers for LHP Aroldis Chapman and outfielder Carlos Beltran if it continues to struggle, according to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal. The Nationals have reportedly shown interest in LHP Andrew Miller, who has said that the Yankees would like to keep him but would trade him if they are blown away.
GM Brian Cashman said on MLB Network Radio on Friday the team is still mulling whether or not to buy or sell at the trade deadline.
The Yankees are currently two games under .500 and sit 5 1/2 games back in the Wild Card and nine games back in the AL East.