Yankees trade for Cubs reliever Scott Effross

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New York Daily News

A day after red flags went up over their bullpen, the Yankees got some help. They acquired right-handed reliever Scott Effross from the Cubs in exchange for highly-thought-of minor leaguer Hayden Wesneski. Effross is 1-4 with a 2.66 ERA in 47 appearances, including one start. He is second in the majors in appearances . The right-handed pitcher has held opponents to a .220/.267/.299 slash line this season and been particularly effective against lefties (.132/.220/.245) He has stranded 24 of his 28 inherited runners this year, the third-best mark in the National League. Effross has not allowed a…

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