Source- MLBTRJhonny Peralta said the Yankees offered him a three-year contract and the opportunity to play third base, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports (Twitter links). The Yankees were Peralta's preferred Big Apple team since the Mets only offered him a two-year deal that Peralta described as "not really good." Of course, Peralta overcame the stigma of his 50-game PED suspension last season to sign a four-year, $53MM contract with the Cardinals as their everyday shortstop.
Good stuff! First Omar Infante rejects our three year $24 million offer, to sign a four year $30.25 million dollar contract with the Royals, and Jhonny Peralta rejects our three year offer to sign a four year $53 million dollar contract with the Cardinals. Very interesting.
Peralta 31, batted .303 with 11 Home runs as the Tigers starting short stop before succumbed to a 50-game, late-season suspension for PEDs in the Biogenesis Scandal. When the Tigers traded for Jose Iglesias, Jhonny Peralta Played LF for the Tigers in the Playoffs displaying his Versatility.