The Yankees announced on Thursday afternoon that they acquired outfielder Greg Allen from there Padres, with the deal having been completed on Wednesday
San Diego is receiving LHP James Reeves, a 27-year-old reliever, who spent most of the 2019 season with Double-A Trenton.
The Padres designated Allen, 27, for assignment last Thursday. But the Yankees added him to their 40-man roster.
San Diego acquired Allen from Cleveland in the Aug. 31 trade that dealt RHP Mike Clevinger and RHP Matt Waldron to the Padres for a return of six players.
Allen's move came as a result of the Padres signing Korean INF Ha-Seong Kim to a four-year contract last Thursday.
In 16 games -- all but one of which came while still with Cleveland -- for the 2020 regular season, Allen slashed .154/.281/.308, including a home run and four RBI.
After a 25-game debut in 2017, Allen's numbers for the 2018-19 seasons featured a slash line of .244/.301/.345 and six home runs with 47 RBI and 29 stolen bases.