Yankees Acquire OF Aaron Hicks from Twins

The Yankees have acquired outfielder Aaron Hicks from the Twins on Wednesday in exchange for young catcher John Ryan Murphy.

The Yankees announced the deal with the Twins on Wednesday at the GM meetings in Boca Raton, Florida.

Yankees Trade Jose Pirela to Padres

The Yankees and Padres agreed to a trade early Wednesday morning according to multiple sources. The Yankees sent utility man Jose Pirela to the Padres in exchange for minor league right-hander Ronald Herrera.

Ronald Herrera is not regarded as a top prospect and features a 90 mph fastball with some downward movement in the zone.

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