Cubs Commerce Scott makes his approach to the Yankees

12:05 pm: The Yankees have announced the trade.

11:54 am: Right-handed people Hayden Wesneski will return to Chicago to trade, report Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic.

11:41 am: The Yankees and the Cubs are in agreement on a commercial right to send Scott Effross from Chicago to New York, reports Jack Curry of YES Network (via Twitter).

Effross, 28, isn’t a household name but has been in the spotlight since the Cubs promoted him on his Major League debut in 2021. The extra power hit 58 2/3 innings with a quarterback. Way is a major jumper to date and posted an ERA of 2.91 with a hit rate of 28.8%, walk rate of 5.1% and hit rate of 46%.

While Effross throws right-handed, he’s far more effective left-handed than right-handers by this point in his major league career, which certainly appealed to the Yankees (and other players). other team). That’s not to say he wasn’t effective against his teammates – far from it – but Effross was on the left with a woeful .160 / .250 / .253 pass through 85 outs. Yard. Right-handers had their own set of difficulties, beating Effross at a solid .262 clip but posting a meager .287 OBP and just a .369 slip.

More will come.

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