Done deal: The New York Yankees today announced that they have acquired….

The New York Yankees announced today that they have acquired RHP Cody Morris from the Cleveland Guardians in exchange for OF Estevan Florial.Morris, 27, posted a 6.75 ERA (8.0IP, 10H, 6ER, 6BB, 9K, 3HR) in six relief appearances for the Guardians in 2023.

He also made 21 combined appearances (four starts) with Double-A Akron and Triple-A Columbus, going 2-1 with a 3.23 ERA (39.0 IP, 22H, 15R/14ER, 27BB, 45K, 5HR). In two major league seasons with Cleveland (2022-23), the right-handed pitcher is 1-2 with a 3.41 ERA (31.2IP, 31H, 14R/12ER, 18BB, 32K) in 13 appearances in career (five starts). 6HR) won).The Columbia, Maryland native was drafted by Cleveland in the seventh round of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft out of the University of South Carolina. He was originally drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 32nd round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft, but did not sign.Florial, 26, hit .230 (14-for-61) with 5R, 3 doubles, 1 triple, 8RBI, 7BB and 3SB in 19 games with the Yankees in 2023. He spent most of the season at Triple-A. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre hit .284 (116 for 409) with 83R, 23 doubles, 4 triples, 28HR, 79RBI, 66BB and 25SB in 101 games. Over four major league seasons with the Yankees (2020-23), the left-handed hitter hit .209 (24-for-115) with 12R, 5 doubles, 1 triple, 1HR, 11RBI, 15BB and 6SB in 48 games. Career games. The Barahona, Democratic Republic of Congo native was originally signed by the Yankees as an undrafted free agent on March 19, 2015.

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