Yankees get 'boost of energy' with deal for Benintendi

Jul 31, 2022 308

BY: Bryan Hoch

It was around this time last year that pinging sound effects and glowing screens filled a charter flight from Tampa to Miami, gossip filtering throughout the cabin that the Yankees were acquiring Anthony Rizzo from the Cubs. The move provided a welcome spark, prompting celebration in the aisles.

Rizzo and his teammates were in a pin-drop silent visiting clubhouse at Citi Field on Wednesday evening when they learned of another deal in the works, one that they hope will similarly boost their postseason chances. Shortly after a 3-2 loss to the Mets, the Yanks finalized a weeks-in-the-making swap with the Royals for outfielder Andrew Benintendi.

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SOURCE: https://www.mlb.com

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