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Baseball trades: Yankees land left-hander Jaime Garcia; Royals get Melky Cabrera – Los Angeles Times

While attempting to acquire Sonny Gray from Oakland in a trade, the New York Yankees made a more modest move Sunday and obtained Jaime Garcia from the Minnesota Twins for minor league pitchers Zack Littell and Dietrich Enns.

The Kansas City Royals, Looking to bolster their offense for a run for a playoff spot, acquired outfielder Melky Cabrera from the Chicago White Sox on Sunday for two minor-league pitchers.

A 31-year-old left-hander, Garcia went 4-7 with a 4.30 ERA in 18 starts for Atlanta, was dealt to Minnesota last Monday and won his only start for the Twins, giving up three runs and eight hits in 6 2/3 innings at Oakland on Friday.

He is to make his Yankees debut on Thursday at Cleveland.

Source: world

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