Oakland Athletics: Review of the Frankie Montas Trade

The Frankie Montas trade hasn't looked good for the Yankees. Here are the current updates on how every player from the trade is doing.

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Lou Trivino to Yankees

Trivino was also traded to the Yankees and has been the best part of this trade so far. Once fully healthy, he could make a run to become the Yankees' closer or at least a dominant bullpen arm. On May 2nd, 2023, it was announced Trivino had to get Tommy John surgery. Some players can come back from Tommy John quicker, so it could take him anywhere from 8 to 16 months to recover and return to action. He is turning 32 and only has a year left on his contract, so he will need to return from injury possibly around the start or middle of the 2024 season, then do well enough to earn a new contract. Unlike Frankie Montas, Lou Trivino thrived in 2022 with the Yankees, with a record of 1-2 and an ERA of 1.66 in 21.2 innings. He went on to play in the postseason that year with the Yankees, in which he threw 3.2 shutout innings, including 4 strikeouts and only giving up 2 hits and a walk.