The New York Yankees are Receiving Everything They Traded For in Sonny Gray 3
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The New York Yankees finally got to their breaking point with Sonny Gray. Lance Lynn will replace the embattled starter in the rotation.

According to ESPN’s Coley Harvey, Sonny Gray has officially been moved to the bullpen and replaced by newly added RHP, Lance Lynn. Brian Cashman announced the decision on The Michael Kay Show on 98.7 ESPN New York.

To say it in simple terms, Gray’s time in the Bronx hasn’t been great. Since Gray has been in pinstripes, he has posted a 12-15 record with a horrible 4.85 ERA. Gray’s status as a starting pitcher in the Yankee rotation has been up in the air all season.  However, the Yanks just didn’t have anyone to replace him with, until GM Brian Cashman made some moves at the deadline and acquired Lynn from the Twins.

Yankee manager, Aaron Boone, indicated to the press that Gray’s status in the starting rotation was officially at risk after his horrendous start against the worst team in baseball, the Baltimore Orioles, posting seven runs on eight hits in only 2.2 innings of work.

Lance Lynn cleaned up the mess on Wednesday and put up a scoreless 4.1 innings of work in an impressive Yankee debut.

However, Gray doesn’t seem too worried about the move to the pen and believes it would help him become a better pitcher.

Gray looks to work out the kinks in the bullpen for the time being and hopes to get his spot back in the Yankee rotation. Perhaps he can figure out how to work through his struggles and return to the rotation in time. But for now, the struggling righty is exiled to the bullpen.

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