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Yankees Trade for Brandon McCarthy

Photos.com'/Thinkstoc'k(NEW YORK) -- The Arizona Diamondbacks and New York Yankees traded struggling starters on Sunday.

New York sent Vidal Nuno to Arizona for right-hander Brandon McCarthy.

The Diamondbacks will pick up $2.05 million of the $4.1 million owed to McCarthy for the rest of the season, reports ESPN Baseball insider Buster Olney.

Nuno has lost his last three out of four starts and has a 2-5 record with a 5.42 ERA.

McCarthy has a 5.01 ERA this season but has won his last two starts.  McCarthy has 139 starts in his career with a 45-60 record. 

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