You don't see a lot of trades between division rivals in baseball. The New York Yankees and Toronto Blue Jays just made one though.
The Yankees sent infielder Brandon Drury and minor league outfielder Billy McKinney to the Jays in exchange for veteran lefty J.A. Happ. Happ was named to the AL All-Star team this season but has slumped lately.
The Yankees are hoping he will be an upgrade to what has been a shaky starting rotation. Currently, they sit 5.5 games back of Boston for first place in the AL East.
New York leads the AL Wild Card race, four games ahead of the second wild card team, the Seattle Mariners.
As for the Jays' return, Drury is still only 25 (he'll turn 26 next month) and the Yankees acquired him in the offseason to be the team's starting third baseman. However, he went on the disabled list in April with headaches and vision problems, and while he was out of action, touted prospect Miguel Andujar stole the starting job.
Drury is only hitting .176 in 18 games this season but hit 29 home runs combined in 2016-17 as a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks.
McKinney, meanwhile, had a short stint with the Yankees early in the year. Ironically, he injured himself playing in Toronto against the Blue Jays.
McKinney is going to want to figure out the left field area in Toronto for future reference. That one definitely hurt.
Time will tell how this trade plays out, but at first glance, this seems like a pretty fair deal for both sides.