The Yankees have added yet another left-hander to their rotation. The club officially announced a new deal with southpaw J.A. Happ on Monday. It is a two-year contract with language that would tack on a third year depending on his innings pitched.
Happ, 36, finished this past season with the Yankees after coming over from the Blue Jays in a trade deadline deal. He went 7-0 with a 2.39 ERA in 11 starts with New York and threw 177 2/3 innings with a 3.65 ERA in 2018 overall.
The Yankees have now addressed their rotation this winter, though they still want bullpen help and need to find a replacement for Didi Gregorius, who will miss the start of 2019 rehabbing from Tommy John surgery. The Yankeeswith superstar free agent Manny Machado this week.