Quick hit: Yankees Trade Nuno to Arizona for Brandon McCarthy

So this happened…

31-year-old McCarthy is 3-10 with a 5.01 ERA (3.79 FIP, 1.377 WHIP) in 18 starts in 2014. He’s given up 131 hits in 109.2 innings with 93 strikeouts and 20 walks. He has also surrendered 15 home runs.

Per Buster Olney: “McCarthy owed about $4.8 million for the rest of the season, plus he gets a $1 million assignment bonus. Arizona is eating more than $1M of that.”

Stacey is co-Editor-in-Chief of It's About The Money, co-host of the It's About The Money, Stupid podcast and is a monthly contributor to ESPN's SweetSpot Blog. She is a former contributor at Aerys Sports and High Heat Stats. She has contributed to group projects at Baseball: Past And Present and the Hall of Stats. Her work has appeared in USA Today's Sports Weekly and most recently, she wrote four pieces for Derek Jeter: Celebrating the Yankees' Captain Clutch, a magazine printed by i5 Publishing.

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