Fans react to blockbuster Yankees-Mariners trade

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

All was slow on the Major League Baseball front as the sports world prepares for Thanksgiving later this week. That’s when the New York Yankees pulled off a trade of epic proportions, acquiring ace starter James Paxton from the Seattle Mariners in a four-player deal.

The trade sends top Yankees prospect Justus Sheffield and two other prospects to Seattle as the Pacific Northwest team starts a previously reported fire sale.

Needless to say, a trade of this magnitude to start the MLB hot stove season created quite the reactions from fans on social media. Here are some of the best.