The Mariners and Yankees are finalizing a deal that can ship ace left-hander James Paxton to New York for three prospects, together with top-rated left-hander Justus Sheffield, in accordance to a number of reviews.
The opposite two prospects going to Seattle are outfielder Don Thompson-Williams and right-handed pitcher Erik Swanson.
Paxton, 30, has spent his total profession with Seattle. He went 11-6 in 28 begins final season with a three.76 ERA
A primary-round decide of the Indians in 2014, Sheffield is the Yankees’ No. 1 prospect and made his main league debut in September with three reduction appearances.
The 22-year-old went 7-6 with a 2.48 ERA in 25 video games (20 begins) with Double-A Trenton and Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre this yr.