Momentum building for White Sox in Machado sweepstakes

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Writers Jon Heyman and Bob Nightengale were among those to quickly report otherwise, saying the Yankees are still very much involved in the talks for the free agent shortstop, although they urged caution about the New York's approach to the sweepstakes.

Manny Machado is getting closer to deciding which team he will sign for.

Depending on how things go in Las Vegas on Saturday when the two parties meet, only time will tell when it comes to seeing whether Harper ends up being one of those missing pieces for Philadelphia.

Moustakas is represented by Scott Boras, who also represents Bryce Harper.

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Though it was reported earlier this week that the Yankees had not yet made an offer to Machado, Levine says all three teams have - and that a fourth team could be in on the action, too.

The Philadelphia Phillies and Chicago White Sox are keeping tabs on Mike Moustakas in the event they are unable to land Manny Machado, according to sources.

Harper opted to test free agency this year after turning down what was reportedly a 10-year, $300 million offer from the Nationals. As far as the value of the contract, it's unknown, but it is believed Machado could receive between $25-$28 million annually, Levine adds.

While we thought Machado and Harper were going to drag out their offseason to the limit, right before spring training, it appears both stars are heading toward a decision sooner rather than later. Receive comprehensive coverage of your teams and stream the White Sox easily on your device.

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