Why the New York Yankees didn’t trade for Luis Castillo at Deadline, but took on Frankie Montas instead

The deal with Frankie Montas didn’t work out for them Yanks until now.

Not at all.

Montas struggled mightily for his first eight starts with New York after coming from the United States athletics included in a six-player swap at the close of trade some of the Yankees’ best pitching prospects. Then, with the same problem in his shoulder, he ended up on the injury list that had raised some red flags earlier that summer while he was still in Oakland.

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