MLB commerce deadline tracker 2022: Pirates’ Jose Quintana strikes to Cardinals

The New York Yankees stayed aggressive Monday and landed arguably the most effective beginning pitcher on the commerce block in Frankie Montas. The 29-year-old right-hander was acquired from the Oakland Athletics, together with reliever Lou Trivino, for a quartet of prospects.

Montas, who has a 3.18 ERA in 19 begins (104⅔ innings), ought to slot in at No. 2 or No. 3 in New York’s rotation, behind ace Gerrit Cole and probably Luis Severino, if the latter returns in good well being later this season. The 30-year-old Trivino has a 6.47 ERA to go along with 10 saves this season, however he had an ERA of three.18 in 2021 with 22 saves.

Earlier within the day, the Yankees traded for Chicago Cubs reliever Scott Effross. Final week, New York acquired all-star outfielder Andrew Benintendi from the Kansas Metropolis Royals.

Headed to Oakland within the deal are three pitchers — left-handers Ken Waldichuk and JP Sears, plus righty Luis Medina — and infielder Cooper Bowman. Waldichuk, 24, is the highest-ranked prospect of the group, per MLB.com, which had him fifth amongst Yankees farmhands. He has compiled a 2.71 ERA this yr whereas shifting between the Class AA and AAA ranges. Sears appeared in seven main league video games for the Yankees this season, with two begins, garnering a 2.05 ERA and a 3-0 file.