Luis Castillo has been traded days ahead of the deadline and Yankees fans aren’t too happy about it. 

The Seattle Mariners pulled the trigger on a deal that is sending two MLB-ranked top 100 prospects Edwin Arroyo (93) and Noelvi Marte (18) to the Cincinnati Reds.

Additionally, the Reds are getting pitching prospects Levi Stoudt and Andrew Moore.

While the Mariners certainly paid a price to obtain Castillo, he isn’t scheduled to become a free agent until 2024.

So, the team will have another year plus before deciding whether it wants to keep him around long-term or not.

The 29-year-old is making $7.35 million this year and is commanding a 2.86 ERA this year with 90 strikeouts in 14 games.

And you can see why fans of other teams aren’t too happy that their front offices couldn’t make a trade for the Red’s ace.

New York Yankees fans in particular were furious about it.

“Yankees not getting Luis Castillo is such a disgrace,” said one fan.

“They have the capital to get him and beat any offer. Best chance at a World Series since 2009 don’t let this season go to waste, [GM Brian] Cashman.” 

Another weighed in and stated: “I don’t care if this is an overreaction. “You are the New York f**cking Yankees, you clearly are a player or two from cementing yourself as the best team in baseball.”

And one fan took his frustrations out on the Yankee’s general manager: “Good morning coffee is ready, today’s a great day to make a trade or fire Brian Cashman.”

Instead, Castillo will join a Mariners club that is 54-47 and look to bolster a starting rotation that headlines reigning American League Cy Young winner Robbie Ray

Next up all eyes will be on superstars Juan Soto and Shohei Ohtani and see if they will be traded in the coming days. 

The MLB trade deadline is Tuesday, August 2. 

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