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MLB Trade Deadline: Yankees Land Casey McGehee from Pirates for Chad Qualls

Yankees didn't make the big splash at the 4 p.m. deadline for a player like Ryan Dempster or Matt Garza.

Instead, they made a trade more on need for third base, as they acquired third baseman Casey McGehee from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for reliever Chad Qualls, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post.

 

Got 2d confirm, #Yankeess did get McGehee for Qualls

— Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) July 31, 2012  

The 29-year-old McGehee is only hitting .230 with eight home runs and 35 RBI in 92 games for the Pirates.

With the injury to Alex Rodriguez, breaking his hand on a hit-by-pitch by Felix Hernandez, the Yankees needed to find a more everyday replacement to step in.


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