The New York Yankees just got help in signing a big name in the Major League Baseball free agency.

Yankees legend CC Sabathia told Ryan Ruocco in their R2C2 is Uninterrupted podcast that he talked to Gerrit Cole about the possibility of him going to The Bronx.

"Me and Gerrit Cole have spoken at length many times about me pitching as a Yankee as a West Coast Guy," said Sabathia.

Like Sabathia, Cole hails from California.

In fact, the two Los Angeles teams in the MLB, the Angels and the Dodgers, are also pursuing Cole in hopes of luring him into his home state.

The star pitcher helped lead the Houston Astros to the American League pennant and a stint in this year's World Series.

However, the Astros blew their homecourt advantage brought about by AL's MLB All-Star Game win over the National League and a 3-2 lead they established after sweeping the Washington Nationals on the road and lost to the eventual champions right in front of their fans at the Minute Maid Stadium.

The recently concluded World Series made history for the first time in all of the American team sports that both protagonists won all of their games away from home.

Cole sat out in Game 7 and was not even in anything Astros-related, hinting that he may leave Houston soon.

The free agency speculations further fueled when he tweeted what seemed like a farewell statement to the Astros fans.

The Yankees, Angels, and the Dodgers have all the reasons to pursue Cole.

The 29-year-old right-handed pitcher was 20-5 in the regular season behind a league-best 326 strikeouts and 4-1 in the playoffs.

He started in Game 5 and took the win in what would be Houston's last victory of what would have been an impressive season.

Initial reports said that Cole is unlikely to join the Yankees, but Sabathia's talk with him gave the Yankees fans a glimmer of hope.

However, Sabathia added that the price should be right if the Yankees really want Cole.

"If you give that [expletive] enough money, he's going to want to come here... I'm speaking from experience. You offer him enough money he'll pitch on the moon," said Sabathia.

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A general view of George M. Steinbrenner Field as players and coaches from the Detroit Tigers and the New York Yankees line-up during the National Anthem prior to the Spring Training game at George M. Steinbrenner Field on February 23, 2018 in Tampa, Florida. Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images

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