Have to say, it’s a bit surprising they would go with Lowe over some of the pitchers they have in Triple-A, Adam Warren especially. Brian Cashman likes having lots of options though. Lowe had a 5.52 ERA, a 3.1 K/9 and a 3.4 BB/9 in 119 innings with the Indians this year.
Source: Yankees have acquired Derek Lowe.
— Marc Carig (@MarcCarig) August 11, 2012