New York Yankees Miss Out as Dan Haren Is Traded to Angels for Saunders

July 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments
Article Source: Bleacher Report - New York Yankees

The Arizona Diamondbacks have announced that they have traded RHP Dan Haren to the Los Angeles Angels in return for RHP Joe Saunders and others.

The deal also involves Patrick Corin, Rafael Rodriguez, and a player to be named later for Haren.

This means the New YorkYankees miss out on the second starting pitcher they have been involved with trade talks over. The first one of course was LHP Cliff Lee who was eventually traded from the Seattle Mariners to the Texas Rangers.

With Haren off of the market it becomes more unlikely the Yankees will add a starting pitcher before this trade deadline. The next biggest names on the trading block that the Yankees could focus on at this point are the Royals closer Joakim Soria and the Nationals slugger Adam Dunn.

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