The top lawyer at Major League Baseball for the past four and a half years is sliding over to the New York Yankees.

An MLB representative who answered the phone number listed on Michael “Mike” Mellis’ online New York attorney directory said he starts his new gig in mid-July. Mellis could not be reached for comment. A Yankees representative did not immediately respond to an emailed request for comment and could not be reached via phone. An MLB representative referred callers to the Yankees, and a representative could not be reached via email.

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