The Yankees traded Adam Warren to Seattle tonight for international pool money. This is the third-straight day they have made a trade and they have received $3.75-million in international pool money back. They have also opened two spots in the 40-man roster and lowered their payroll by about $1-million.

I suspect this means the Yankees are going to try to swing another trade for a major leaguer that can help them. Warren was clearly the sixth or seventh option in the bullpen, but he was a viable option and they wouldn’t trade him without some idea of a way to improve the overall club. Tommy Kahnle is also probably coming back to the bigs soon.

Stay tuned.

7:30pm- And another trade as the Yankees send Tyler Austin and Luis Rijo to Minnesota for Lance Lynn and cash. Lynn is not having a good year, so this is odd. I worry that we are about to hear about an injured starter.