Utility infielder/outfielder Jerry Hairston Jr. has been traded to the Yankees shortly before Friday’s non-waiver Trade Deadline. Coming over is Minor League catcher Chase Weems, who will be assigned to Class A Dayton.
Hairston is batting .254 with eight home runs and 27 RBIs this season. He was batting .353 (6-for-17) over his last seven games. He can play second base, shortstop, third base and all three outfield positions.