Yanks get outfielder Locastro from D-backs

Jul 06, 2021 76

BY: Betelhem Ashame

As the calendar turns to July, the Trade Deadline at the end of the month has loomed large for the struggling Yankees (41-39), who seem to be in need of reinforcements, particularly in the starting rotation and the outfield. Managing general partner/co-chairperson Hal Steinbrenner made that much clear when he spoke with reporters via Zoom on Thursday morning and discussed whether additions to the roster would need to be made in order for the fourth-place Yanks to have a chance to contend this season.

“[General manager Brian Cashman] is doing that right now as we speak. We do that every July, every June here as the [July 30] Trade Deadline approaches,” Steinbrenner said. “And if we feel we need another piece that’s gonna take us over the top -- that we’re not quite good enough -- then we’re going to look seriously at that, as will I.”

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SOURCE: https://www.mlb.com

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