With under 24 hours until the MLB Trade Deadline, another big move has been made. The Minnesota Twins have reportedly completed a Lance Lynn Yankees trade.
Lynn was in his first season with the Twins. He came up to the majors in 2011, and spent the entirety of his career before this year with the St. Louis Cardinals.
In 2012, his second season, Lynn was an All-Star pitcher for the Cardinals. The year before, he was called up in time to win a World Series.
MLB Network's Jon Heyman broke the Lance Lynn Yankees trade news moments ago on Twitter.
Ken Rosenthal from FOX and The Athletic has more on the deal. Lynn is being sent to New York for 26-year old Tyler Austin.
Lynn adds another arm to the Yankees rotation, which has been a goal of the franchise heading into tomorrow's deadline.
This hasn't been a vintage season for him, though.
Heading into this season, he had never had an ERA over 3.97. Right now, that mark is at 5.10. His strikeouts are in line with where they've been over the last few years, but he is walking 5.5 players per 9 innings. His previous high was 3.8, last season.
Austin is in his third MLB season. He is hitting .223 with eight home runs and 23 RBIs this year.
Update: The Yankees have confirmed the move.
The team is also sending 19-year old minor league pitcher Luis Rijo. He had been playing with the Pulaski Yankees in the rookie league.