Yankees Acquire Pitcher From Rays

The New York Yankees have acquired David McKay from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for cash considerations. 

McKay signed a minor league contract with Tampa Bay back in February. Yet, it's clear that the team had zero plans to place him on their major league roster. The Yankees, on the other hand, are adding him to their 40-man roster, so he will have the opportunity to play in the majors. Yet, he also has one more minor option year left, so he also can be sent down to Triple-A without any consequences. 

McKay appeared in just one game with the Detroit Tigers last season. During it, he allowed two runs on one hit in 0.1 innings pitched. Over the course of his 26-game career between the Seattle Mariners and Detroit, he has a 0-0 record, 6.08 ERA, and 34 strikeouts.

At the end of the day, the Yankees have added to their pitching depth with the help of a division rival.

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