Carlos Beltran

Steinbrenner will consider adding; won't deal top prospects

The Yankees may be buyers, not sellers, as the July 31 trade deadline approaches.

Led by young stars Aaron Judge and Gary Sanchez, the retooled Baby Bombers began Wednesday in the AL East lead at 23-13, a seven-win improvement over last year at this time. Owner Hal Steinbrenner said New York's starting pitching has been a pleasant surprise to him, and he will consider making roster additions — but will not trade top prospects.

"We're going to see where we've at, what options are available and what those options would cost," he said at the baseball owners' meetings.

New York traded Aroldis Chapman, Andrew Miller and Carlos Beltran last summer, and released...

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