Category: ‘Relief Pitchers’

New York Yankees Claim Layne Somsen Off Waivers from Cincinnati Reds; Assign Him to Class-AAA Scranton
May 25th, 2016 at 9:06 AM
On Tuesday, the Cincinnati Reds designated right-handed pitcher Layne Somsen for assignment. Not even 24 hours had passed and a team made a waiver claim for him. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees claimed Somsen off waivers and sent him to Class-AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, both teams confirmed the move. The 27-year-old pitched in two games...

New York Yankees Sign Veteran Reliever Neal Cotts to Minor League Deal; Assigned to Class-AAA Scranton
May 20th, 2016 at 5:14 PM
The New York Yankees are always on the look out for depth in the bullpen and you can never have enough depth, especially with left-handed relievers, so the Yankees are taking a chance on one to see if he can make the majors again. ***PHOTO1*** On Friday, the Yankees announced that they...

Yankees Option Chad Green, Connor Mullee to Class-AAA Scranton; Phil Coke DFA’ed
May 17th, 2016 at 6:49 PM
With Rob Refsnyder and James Pazos being recalled from Class-AAA Scranton for tonight's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, the New York Yankees had to send at least two down. ***PHOTO1*** As expected, following his unsuccessful debut on Monday night against Arizona, the Yankees have optioned Chad Green along with reliever Connor Mullee...

New York Yankees Acquire J.R. Graham from Minnesota Twins, Assign Him to Class-AA Trenton
May 14th, 2016 at 12:24 PM
On Saturday, the New York Yankees made a flurry of moves between their major league and minor league rosters. With an hour before their game against the Chicago White Sox, the Yankees made another move. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees announced that they have acquired pitcher J.R. Graham from the Minnesota Twins for a...

New York Yankees Option Gary Sanchez Back to Class-AAA Scranton, Recall Chad Green, Connor Mullee
May 14th, 2016 at 11:23 AM
Gary Sanchez's short tenure with the New York Yankees lasted all of 24 hours, as the top catching prospect is headed back to the minor leagues. ***PHOTO1*** On Saturday, just hours before the Yankees second game against the Chicago White Sox, the Yankees demoted Gary Sanchez back to Class-AAA Scranton, just 24...