Infielder Hairston dealt to Yankees
CINCINNATI -- The New York Yankees acquired infielder Jerry Hairston Jr. from the Cincinnati Reds on Friday, giving them a versatile player who has appeared at six positions this season.
The Reds received minor league catcher Chase Weems in the deal.
Hairston confirmed he was traded before the Reds' scheduled game against the Colorado Rockies. He is batting .254 with eight homers and 27 RBIs, having played shortstop, second base, third base and all three outfield positions this season.
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2009 TRADE DEADLINE
Jake Peavy, Cliff Lee, Matt Holliday and Victor Martinez were the biggest names moved before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline.