NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Yankees have acquired right-hander Gonzalez Germen from the Mets for cash in the first trade in a decade between the New York rivals.

The 27-year-old had a 4.75 ERA in 25 relief appearances this year with the Mets and was 3-1 with six saves and a 2.38 ERA in 18 games for Triple-A Las Vegas. He is 1-2 with one save and a 4.31 ERA in two years with the Mets.

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The Yankees designated right-hander Preston Claiborne for assignment Friday to clear a roster spot.

Earlier in the day, the Yankees traded Martin Prado and David Phelps to the Marlins for Nathan Eovaldi, Garrett Jones and Domingo German.

The previous trade between the rivals had been when the Yankees obtained Mike Stanton for Felix Heredia in a swap of left-handers on Dec. 3, 2004.

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