Showing posts with label Yankees Trades. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Yankees Trades. Show all posts

Yankees acquire Starlin Castro from Cubs

The Yankees and Cubs have agreed on a deal that will send Starlin Castro to the New York Yankees for pitcher Adam Warren and infielder Brendan Ryan.

These two teams were in talks about a possible trade regarding Starlin Castro and Brett Gardner, but failed to escalate further. 

Castro is a three time All-Star and has a career .281 batting average throughout his first six seasons in the big leagues. 

The deal was first reported by ESPN's Buster Olney, followed by Joel Sherman of the New York Post. 

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.

Eduardo Nunez traded to Twins

The Yankees have announced that Eduardo Nunez has been traded to the Minnesota Twins for minor league left-hander Miguel Sulbaran.

Nunez was designated for assignment by the Yankees before the season started after Yangervis Solarte won the final spot on the Yankees roster.

Miguel Sulbaran is 21-10 with a 3.15 ERA in 55 career minor league games. He has split time between the Dodgers and Twins. Before being traded he was pitched for Class A Cedar Rapids in the Twins organization.

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