The New York Yankees have acquired Adeiny Hechavarria in a t

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The New York Yankees have acquired Adeiny Hechavarria in a t

Post by panxing18 » Tue Apr 30, 2019 3:34 am

NEW YORK (AP) —rade with the Pittsburgh Pirates Dallas Keuchel Jersey , bringing in a veteran infielder to back up injured shortstop Didi Gregorius.New York is sending a player to be named or cash to Pittsburgh for the 29-year-old Hechavarria, who is batting .254 with four homers and 29 RBIs in 76 games with the Rays and Pirates this season. As part of the deal, the Pirates will send New York $863,709 to cover most of the $951 http://www.astrosfanproshop.com/authent ... der-jersey ,613 remaining in Hechavarria’s $5.9 million salary.The trade was completed just before Friday’s deadline for traded players to be eligible for the postseason. The Yankees are in position for the first AL wild card.Gregorius has been out since Aug. 20 with a bruised left heel. He could come off the disabled list this weekend.Hechavarria is a .255 career hitter over seven seasons with four teams. He has played mostly at shortstop with spot duty at second base and third base.To make room on the 40-man roster, the Yankees designated left-hander Ryan Bollinger for assignment. Oppa Angels style!It’s day 3 of the Winter Meetings and we don’t really have any news. Not big news anyway. Brad Ausmus did do a press conference though which you can watch here:Here are some of the highlights for the TL;DW crowd:Albert Pujols: Yea that sounds like lots of playing time right? But have no fear! He also said “his role in 2019 will come down to his heath and his performance”. Phew. Dodged that one. Perhaps. This is not Mike Scioscia’s Angels.Shohei OhtaniWell that just killed my buzz. Okay, I didn’t have one but now I won’t for sure. It’s a not a huge surprised though, considering how bit the Angels have been by pitcher injuries. Also Lance McCullers Jersey , they have pretty much said every year that Pujols will not be ready by opening day and he makes it (usually). This time though I think it’s true. For better or worse, they are going to be extra careful with Ohtani.ProspectsPossibility? Sure!There are a lot of things that are a possibility for the 2019 season - like winning 86 games or Pujols retiring.Mike TroutDang, that’s really going to piss off that one dude o FB who got mad every time we posted an “If I were Eppler” piece that had Trout batting 2nd. That guy is gonna hate this.Tyler Skaggs & Andrew HeaneyElite? Umm... No. Skaggs does have a beautiful curveball thought but his fastball and changeup are pretty blah. Impressed with Andrew Heaney? I hope so! He’s our new ace!BackstopIn other news, the Angels still aren’t playing football and they are looking for a defense-oriented catcher (aka .200 hitter unless it’s Realmuto).

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