Yankees Trade for Brandon McCarthy
(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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