MLB free agency rumors: Yankees, Blue Jays both interested in bringing back starter J.A. Happ

J.A. Happ could have a chance to sign with one of his former teams.

The Yankees and Blue Jays are both interested in bringing back the 36-year-old starter, according to a report from MLB Network, which cites unidentified league sources.

Happ pitched for both teams in 2018.

Free agent starter J.A. Happ has drawn interest from #BlueJays and #Yankees, sources say. Those are his two most recent teams. That is the mark of a consistent pitcher and respected teammate. @MLBNetwork @MLB

Happ began last season with the Blue Jays before he was sent to New York before the trade deadline. He tallied a 17-6 overall record with 3.65 ERA and made his first All-Star team in 2018.

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The veteran has pitched for six teams over his 12 MLB seasons. He has registered a 109-82 career record and a 3.90 ERA.

The Yankees are also hoping to re-sign lefty starter CC Sabathia, general manager Brian Cashman told reporters Monday. He also said the team is hoping to trade Sonny Gray.

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