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Report: New York Yankees To Trade For 2-Time All-Star Zach Britton

An overhead shot of Yankee Stadium.

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: A general view as the national anthem is performed before Game Three of the American League Championship Series between the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on October 16, 2017 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

The New York Yankees own the third-best record in Major League Baseball. Unfortunately for Aaron Boone and company, they sit in the same division as the Boston Red Sox.

The Yankees could end up with over 100 wins on the season, and yet still need to play a one-game playoff. In order to make sure that doesn't happen, the Yankees have added a star reliever to close things out.

New York has reportedly acquired Baltimore Orioles closer Zach Britton. In return, the Yankees will be reportedly sending former No. 4 overall pick Dillon Tate to Baltimore, along with other pieces.

Jon Heyman first reported the news.

Britton, 30, is a two-time All-Star reliever. He's been a hot commodity since he returned from a ruptured Achilles this season. The Houston Astros, Chicago Cubs, and Boston Red Sox were among the teams interested in acquiring Britton.

Instead, he'll head to New York and done the pinstripes. Will he be enough to put the Yankees ahead of the Red Sox?