The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired outfielder Joey Gallo from the New York Yankees on Tuesday, a supply confirmed to ESPN.
The information of the commerce was first reported by SI.com, which mentioned the Yankees can be receiving Double-A pitcher Clayton Beeter.
Gallo, a two-time All-Star — together with final season, when he was acquired by the Yankees in a commerce with the Texas Rangers — has struggled badly this season. Though he has 12 residence runs and 24 RBIs, he has a .159 common and has struck out 106 instances in 233 at-bats.
The AL East-leading Yankees, with Gallo’s struggles in thoughts, acquired All-Star outfielder Andrew Benintendi from the Kansas Metropolis Royals final week.
Gallo, 28, possible would symbolize outfield insurance coverage for the NL West-leading Dodgers, who’re at present with out Chris Taylor, who’s sidelined with a fracture to his left foot.
Beeter, a 23-year-old right-hander, is 0-3 with a 5.75 ERA in 18 appearances (16 begins) for Tulsa this season.