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New York Yankees Acquire Extra Infield Help with Trade for Casey McGehee

New York Yankees acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for reliever Chad Qualls right before the trade deadline on Tuesday, according to Joel Sherman.

While the Bombers already have Eric Chavez to fill in at third base for the injured Alex Rodriguez, McGehee adds some extra depth to the bench and can also be used to play a little first base while Mark Teixeira deals with a wrist ailment.

McGehee's numbers have steadily declined since he finished fifth in the National League Rookie of the Year race will Milwaukee in 2009. He hit .301 with 16 homers and 66 RBI that season, but he was batting just .230 with eight blasts and 35 runs batted in for Pittsburgh this year.

Nevertheless, the Yanks didn't have ...

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