10 Former Yankees without jobs heading into Spring Training

Heading into Spring Training several former Yankees are without jobs to start the season.

Feb 19, 2024; Tampa, FL, USA;  fans watch New York Yankees spring training workouts at George M.
Feb 19, 2024; Tampa, FL, USA; fans watch New York Yankees spring training workouts at George M. / Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports
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Domingo German - Pitcher

Jul 31, 2023; Bronx, New York, USA; New York Yankees starting pitcher Domingo German (0) delivers a
Jul 31, 2023; Bronx, New York, USA; New York Yankees starting pitcher Domingo German (0) delivers a / Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

While the former Yankee has had interest from several teams the controversial pitcher is still on the market for any team to pick up. German was with the Yankees from 2017-2023 where he pitched in 112 games with a 31-28 record with a 4.41 ERA. The 2023 season was a rollercoaster with German getting suspended for sticky substances, pitching a perfect game, and getting outrighted off the roster due to an altercation in the club house.

The Yankees will certainly never employ German again with his laundry list of issues during his tenure as a Yankee. The market for German will not be large with his troubled history however, his ability will certainly land him one more chance. Hopefully, German has gotten help for his issues and he can continue his career which he's tried to throw away a few times.

Justus Sheffield - Pitcher

Sep 26, 2018; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; New York Yankees relief pitcher Justus Sheffield (61) at
Sep 26, 2018; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; New York Yankees relief pitcher Justus Sheffield (61) at / Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

A former top prospect the Yankees received in the Andrew Miller trade, Justus Sheffield is currently a free agent. Sheffield pitched in just three games for the Yankees pitching 2.2 innings with a 10.13 ERA. The team then used him to trade for James Paxton from the Mariners where he'd spend four seasons.

In his time in Seattle, he pitched in 45 games with a 12-12 record with a 5.40 ERA. At just 27 years old Sheffield would be an interesting player for the Yankees to reunite with. Matt Blake has had a track record of bringing the best out of pitchers and the Yankees could develop Sheffield into a low-cost long reliever in the long term. After spending all of 2023 in the minor leagues with the Braves Sheffield would be a great option for the Yankees to sign to a minor league deal to see if they can tap into his potential.