Shaw has hit 24 home runs in 101 games with the Sacramento River Cats this season.
The Yankees were said to be seeking outfield upgrades ahead of the July 31 non-waiver deadline but were unable to make any big additions. He was traded by Pittsburgh with cash considerations to the Giants in exchange for RHP Kyle Crick, OF Bryan Reynolds and worldwide bonus pool money on January 15, 2018. It also will give the team an additional player to help spell Giancarlo Stanton, who has played in 83 straight games, and allow more flexibility for manager Aaron Boone to use the DH slot as a way to give Stanton more opportunities to rest his legs. "With us being as beat up as we are, it's a little tough to get your horses days right now".
McCutchen certainly does look a lot different without his trademark beard, but for we're sure he won't mind being in the thick of the American League pennant hunt. "It's something that we constantly just try to do what's best for the club and the individual".
In New York, McCutchen will be reunited with longtime Pittsburgh teammate Neil Walker, where both will have a chance to win a first World Series championship.
McCutchen, the 2013 National League MVP, is a free agent at the end of the season.
McCutchen is in the final season of a six-year, $51.5 million deal he signed with Pittsburgh in 2012. This season, between Double-A Trenton and Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Avelino hit.287/.333/.446 with 15 home runs and 66 RBI across 501 trips to the plate.
De Paula, 20, has been pitching for the Yankees' Short-Season A affiliate in Staten Island.