Yankees purchase RHP Jameson Taillon from Pirates By Reuters


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The New York Yankees acquired right-hander Jameson Taillon from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday in alternate for 4 minor-league prospects.

The Pirates acquired pitchers Miguel Yajure and Roansy Contreras, shortstop Maikol Escotto and outfielder Canaan Smith within the deal. Per MLBPipeline, Yajure was the Yankees’ No. 15 prospect, Contreras No. 19 and Smith No. 21.

“Bittersweet day for me over right here! Attempting to course of everything- have SO a lot to say to town of Pittsburgh and my teammates,” Taillon wrote on Twitter. “Even have SO a lot to say about this unimaginable alternative and to town/followers in New York. Because of everybody that has reached out! Extra to return quickly”

Taillon, 29, recorded 14 wins with Pittsburgh in 2018 earlier than showing in simply seven video games the next season. He missed the entire 2020 marketing campaign whereas recovering from his second Tommy John surgical procedure.

Taillon owns a 29-24 report with a 3.67 ERA in 82 profession begins with the Pirates. He was chosen with the No. 2 total choose within the 2010 MLB Draft.

The addition of Taillon comes on the heels of the Yankees agreeing to phrases on a one-year, $11 million contract with two-time Cy Younger Award recipient Corey Kluber.

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