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Yankees trade for J.A. Happ: Community reaction

What do you think of the new addition to the Yankees rotation?

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Veteran J.A. Happ has joined the Yankees rotation, coming over from division rival Toronto in exchange for Brandon Drury and the club’s number 20 (ranked by MLB pipeline) prospect Billy McKinney. This wasn’t a surprise. The Yankees’ interest in acquiring a starting pitcher has been well-documented, as has their specific interest in Happ.

Tyler reported the nuts and bolts of the deal, while Caitlin provided analysis, and Josh took a deeper dive into how this deal affects the Bombers. Let’s take a look at your reactions to the trade:

As expected, reactions were mostly positive. There were some naysayers, however:

Some wondered if Ninja Cash is done dealing:

Finally, there were plenty of plays on Happ’s name, which I’m sure will somehow find their way into PSA articles and recaps:


What do you think of the Yankees’ trade for J.A. Happ?

This poll is closed

  • 74%
    It’s great! I’m HAPPy!
    (237 votes)
  • 7%
    Terrible, the Yankees are HAPPless.
    (23 votes)
  • 18%
    This trade HAPPened?
    (60 votes)
320 votes total Vote Now