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New York Yankees: With Trade Deadline Passing, Will August Waiver Deals Be Next?

July 31 non-waiver trade deadline has come and gone and we saw a lot of deals get done.

We also saw a lot of players get held back at the deadline.

What did the New York Yankees do this deadline?

On July 23, they acquired Ichiro Suzuki from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for two minor-league pitchers.

And on July 31, they traded reliever Chad Qualls to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for third basemen Casey McGehee.

Both of these trades were made as a result of injuries suffered to everyday players on the Yankees.

They got Ichiro because of the season-ending injury to Brett Gardner and they got McGehee because of the broken hand suffered to Alex Rodriguez.

On the day of the deadline, Ryan ...

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