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Sunday, July 23, 2017

Brian Cashman traded relief pitchers Mark Melancon and David Phelps.

Yankee General Manager Brian Cashman traded Mark Melancon and David Phelps, who became pretty good relief pitchers.

Melancon signed a huge free agent contract with the Giants:
201732San Francisco Giants$9,000,0006.098
201833San Francisco Giants$15,000,000May opt out of contract after 2018 season
201934San Francisco Giants$19,000,000
202035San Francisco Giants$19,000,000
Earliest Free Agent: 2021

June 6, 2006: Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 9th round of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed August 9, 2006.
July 31, 2010: Traded by the New York Yankees with Jimmy Paredes to the Houston Astros for Lance Berkman.
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Phelps:

June 5, 2008: Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 14th round of the 2008 amateur draft. Player signed June 12, 2008.
December 19, 2014: Traded by the New York Yankees with Martin Prado and cash to the Miami Marlins for Nathan EovaldiDomingo German and Garrett Jones.

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