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Yankees Wise to Sell, Hit Home Run with Aroldis Chapman Trade

class="ui-droppable">The New York Yankees are officially trade-deadline sellers. They announced as much by shipping hard-throwing closer Aroldis Chapman to the Chicago Cubs on Monday, per Jon Heyman of Today's Knuckleball.

It's an unfamiliar position for the big-spending Yanks, who are typically in the business of adding veteran pieces and keeping the switch flipped to "win now." 

If the Chapman deal is any indication, however, New York can sell with the best of them.

In exchange for the Cuban southpaw, who will become a free agent after the season, the Yankees will receive prospects Gleyber Torres, Billy McKinney and Rashad Crawford as well as big league pitcher Adam Warren, according to to Patrick Mooney of CSN Chicago. 

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