Yankees Acquire Jameson Taillon from Pirates

Meanwhile, the Nationals sign veteran reliever Brad Hand.

The Yankees boosted their starting rotation in a big way on Sunday, acquiring Jameson Taillon from the Pirates in exchange for prospects Miguel Yajure, Roansy Contreras, Canaan Smith-Njigba, and Maikol Escotto. Once teammates in Pittsburgh, Taillon is reunited with former Pirates teammate Gerrit Cole atop the Yankees’ rotation. Corey Kluber, recently si…

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