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Yankees Acquire Jake Cousins From White Sox For Cash

Mar 31, 2024 7:52 PM

Right-hander Jake Cousins was acquired by the New York Yankees from the Chicago White Sox on Sunday for cash.

The 29-year-old Cousins had a 4.82 ERA in 9⅓ innings over nine relief appearances for Milwaukee last year, allowing five runs, 10 hits and 10 walks with seven strikeouts

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Yankees Acquire JT Brubaker From Pirates

Mar 29, 2024 8:30 PM

The New York Yankees acquired right-hander JT Brubaker and international bonus pool allotment from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday for a player to be named.

Brubaker, Pittsburgh's Opening Day starter in 2022, missed last season after undergoing Tommy John surgery on April 12 with Dr. Keith Meister. Brubaker agreed in January to a one-year deal for $2,275,000 and was put on the 60-day injured list on Feb. 19.

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Phillies Give Matt Straham Extension, Trade Jake Cave To Rockies

Mar 24, 2024 2:47 PM

Philadelphia Phillies left-hander Matt Strahm has agreed to a contract extension through the 2025 season, the team announced Sunday.

Financial terms were not disclosed on the deal for Strahm, but the club holds a vesting option for the 2026 season.

Also on Sunday, the Phillies traded outfielder Jake Cave to the Colorado Rockies for cash considerations. The Rockies, in turn, placed right-hander German Marquez (elbow) on the 60-day injured list to make room on the 40-man roster for Cave.

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Blue Jays Trade Santiago Espinal To Reds

Mar 21, 2024 8:18 AM

The Toronto Blue Jays have traded infielder Santiago Espinal to the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for minor league right-hander Chris McElvain.

Espinal, who was an All-Star in 2022, hit .248 with two home runs and 25 RBI in 88 games last season. He is set to earn $2,725,000 this season.

McElvain, 23, went 5-5 with a 3.75 ERA in 23 games last season, including 19 starts, splitting time between two levels of Class-A.

Associated Press

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Padres Acquire Dylan Cease From White Sox

Mar 14, 2024 1:07 AM

The San Diego Padres have acquired right-hander Dylan Cease from the Chicago White Sox, it was announced on Wednesday.

The White Sox are receiving right-hander Drew Thorpe, who is the No. 4-ranked prospect in the Padres' system and No. 64 among ESPN's top 100 MLB prospects, right-hander Jairo Iriarte (the No. 7 prospect among San Diego's minor leaguers), outfielder Samuel Zavala and right-hander Steven Wilson.

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