Pirates acquire Johnny Barbato from Yankees
The Pittsburgh Pirates announced Monday afternoon that they acquired RHP Johnny Barbato from the Yankees in exchange for cash considerations.
Barbato was added to the team’s 40-man roster, but optioned to Triple A Indianapolis.
In 2016, Barbato went 1-2 on a 7.62 ERA in 13 games with the Yankees. He was designated for assignment on April 12th of this year.