The Yankees made another high-risk offseason addition to their starting rotation, acquiring right-hander Jameson Taillon from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday for four prospects. Pittsburgh received right-handers Roansy Contreras and Miguel Yajure, infielder Maikol Escotto and outfielder Canaan Smith. Taillon, 29, has not pitched since May 1, 2019, following his second Tommy John surgery.
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The Yankees are "emerging as the frontrunner" to acquire starting pitcher Jameson Taillon from the Pittsburgh Pirates, according to Mark Feinsand.