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Exceed Crowd, Another memorable moment in a whirlwind week-age. Promoted from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre after Aaron Judge was injured, McKinney contributed both offensively and defensively, including hitting his first home run with the Yankees earlier in the week.
“It means the world,” McKinney said. “I’m glad the Yankees gave me a chance and hopefully I can do what I can to help the team win.”
This is technically the second time McKinney has toured in a Yankees uniform, though you might miss the first by missing his wink Show up and be forgiven.
was once a first round pick for the Athletics28 MLB draft, McKinney was traded to Cubs a year later, The trade brought McKinney to infielder Gleyber Torres — the top prospect in Chicago’s system at the time. Torres and McKinney were included in the four-man bounty when the Cubs acquired closer Aroldis Chapman from the Yankees in July 28.