HOUSTON (AP) - The New York Yankees traded reliever LaTroy
Hawkins to the Houston Astros on Wednesday for minor league
infielder Matt Cusick.
Hawkins was 1-1 with a 5.71 ERA in 33 appearances this season
for the Yankees, who designated him for assignment Saturday after
acquiring outfielder Xavier Nady and reliever Damaso Marte in a
trade with Pittsburgh.
New York also sent cash to the Astros as part of the deal.
Hawkins signed a $3.75 million, one-year contract with the Yankees
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