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Yankees purchase right-hander David McKay from Rays for $1

McKay signed with the Rays last month.
Credit: AP
Detroit Tigers relief pitcher David McKay throws against the Baltimore Orioles in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The New York Yankees acquired right-hander David McKay from the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday for $1.

The 27-year-old had a 6.08 ERA and no record over the 2019 and 2020 seasons with Seattle and Detroit. He signed with the Rays last month.

McKay is 18-11 with two saves and a 4.76 ERA in four minor-league seasons. He missed last season following hip surgery.

Opening Day for the Rays is against the Baltimore Orioles Friday at Tropicana Field. First Pitch is at 3:10 p.m.

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