The New York Yankees today announced they have acquired RHP Brandon McCarthy and cash considerations from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for LHP Vidal Nuno.
McCarthy, 30, is 45-60 with a 4.21 ERA (899.0IP, 941H, 421ER, 232BB, 616K) in 193 games (139 starts) over nine Major League seasons with Chicago-AL (2005-06), Texas (2007-09), Oakland (2011-12) and Arizona (2013-14). Originally drafted by the White Sox in the 17th round of the 2002 First-Year Player Draft, the 6-foot, 7-inch California native was 3-10 with a 5.01 ERA (109.2IP, 131H, 61ER, 20BB, 93K, 15HR) in 18 starts with Arizona in 2014.
Nuno, 26, was 3-7 with a 4.78 ERA (98.0IP, 52ER, 32BB, 69K, 17HR) in 22 games (17 starts) over two seasons with the Yankees (2013-14). He was signed by the Yankees as a minor league free agent on June 18, 2011.