Reports: Yankees land Marcus Stroman for 2 years, $37M

The New York Yankees beefed up their rotation on Thursday, agreeing to a two-year, $37 million deal with free agent right-hander Marcus Stroman, according to multiple media reports.The contract includes a vesting option for a third year. Per reports, Stroman could choose to receive $18 million for the 2026 season if he pitches at least 140 innings in 2025.Stroman joins a rotation that will include Gerrit Cole, who recently won the American League Cy Young Award, as well as Carlos Rodon, Nestor Cortes and Clarke Schmidt.Stroman, 32, was an All-Star last year for the Chicago Cubs, when he finished 10-9 with a 3.95 ERA in 27 games (25 starts). The highlight of his season was a one-hit shutout against Tampa Bay on May 29, when Wander Franco got the Rays’ lone hit, a single, leading off the seventh inning.