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Yankees get Nick Swisher from the ChiSox

The Yankees have picked up outfielder Nick Swisher from the ChiSox

Apparently, in exchange for minor leaguer Jeffrey Marquez.

Marquez is a 24 year old RHP who was a first round pick in 2004, and who BA didn't include in their top 10 this year.  He had a rough season in 2008 and doesn't strike out a bunch of guys.

Unless there is someone else of significance going to Chicago, this looks like a salary dump, to me.

And just a season after the ChiSox gave up Gio Gonzalez and Ryan Sweeney to get him.


UPDATE -- The full deal:

The Yankees traded infielder Wilson Betemit and minor league pitchers Jeff Marquez and Jhonny Nunez to Chicago in exchange for the switch-hitting Swisher and minor league pitcher Kanekoa Texeira

Picking up Betemit isn't bad.  Nunez also didn't make the BA top 10 list for the Yanks.