While the Yankees hope to get sluggers Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton back from injury soon, it hasn’t stopped the team from adding another slugger to the mix. New York bolstered its lineup Saturday, as the Yanks will acquire Edwin Encarnacion from the Seattle Mariners, a source told MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand.
The Yanks are sending 19-year-old right-hander Juan Then — their No. 27 prospect, per MLB Pipeline — to Seattle. The Mariners will also pick up about half the money still owed to Encarnacion (he’s owed more than $15 million in salary and buyout). Neither club has confirmed the deal.
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