Found September 12, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Right-hander Phil Hughes rejoined the Yankees' rotation on Thursday night. But if things had turned out differently, the start might have gone to Nationals right-hander Dan Haren. The Yankees and Nationals talked about a trade involving Haren last weekend but never got close to a deal, major league sources tell FOX Sports. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman declined to confirm the Haren discussions on Thursday, but he did not deny that the team has continued to seek upgrades. "We haven't stopped trying to improve," Cashman said. "We've always been open to different things, pursuing different things. It started all the way back in March, when all the injuries hit." Late Tuesday night, the Yankees obtained shortstop Brendan Ryan from the Mariners for a player to be named. Ryan, because he was acquired after Sept. 1, is not eligible for the Yankees' postseason roster. Haren would not have been, either. The Yankees' interest in Haren appar...
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