NY releases recently acquired RHP Spencer Howard

Here’s a have a look at the most recent Yankees roster strikes…

Aug. 30, 1:25 p.m.

The Yankees introduced they’ve launched pitcher Spencer Howard, lower than one month after buying the right-hander on the MLB commerce deadline.

Howard got here to the group in a cope with the Texas Rangers for money and was assigned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. He made simply three appearances with the Yankee minor league affiliate (spending a while on the injured record) and pitched to a 16.88 ERA permitting six runs (5 earned) on seven hits and one stroll in 2.2 innings pitched.

The 27-year-old made three appearances for the Rangers previous to the transaction, permitting 4 runs in 3.1 innings (10.80 ERA) and 9 appearances for his or her Triple-A affiliate in Spherical Rock, permitting 11 runs in 18.1 innings (5.40 ERA).

Howard’s launch frees up a spot on the membership’s 40-man roster, which now stands at 38 after the discharge of veteran third baseman Josh Donaldson on Tuesday and will drop once more if a workforce claims outfielder Harrison Bader off waives.

The transfer additionally permits for the Yankees so as to add a participant to the MLB roster who isn’t on the 40-man roster and defend gamers from choice within the Rule 5 draft in December.

Aug. 18, 12:15 p.m. 

The Yankees introduced on Friday that they’ve recalled RHP Greg Weissert from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre forward of a three-game collection in opposition to the Boston Crimson Sox.

Weissert takes the place of RHP Randy Vasquez, who was optioned to Triple-A on Thursday. Vasquez pitched Wednesday in opposition to the Braves, permitting two earned runs on three hits and two walks over 3.1 innings in a 2-0 loss.

With the Yankees’ lack of beginning pitching, the bullpen has been exhausted over the past week, so including an additional arm ought to be helpful, even with the time without work on Thursday to present them additional relaxation.

Aug. 10, 3:00 p.m.

The Yankees introduced on Thursday afternoon that they’ve optioned Nick Ramirez to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

The southpaw allowed a run in Wednesday’s loss to the White Sox, however he is pitched comparatively properly this season. Throughout 26 big-league appearances he has a 2.67 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, and 25 strikeouts.

The Yanks haven’t introduced a corresponding roster transfer, however it’s anticipated this may clear the best way for Randy Vasquez to return again up and begin Friday’s collection opener in opposition to the Marlins.

The 24-year-old right-hander has a 1.17 ERA over his first three big-league begins this season.

Moreover, the lately DFA’d Deivi Garcia was picked up by the Whit Sox off waivers, formally bringing his time in New York to an finish.

Garcia was thought of one of many high pitching prospects within the group not too way back, however issues by no means panned out. He pitched to a 4.84 ERA and had 43 strikeouts in ten appearances in pinstripes.

Aug. 5, 10:55 a.m.

The Yankees formally reinstated LHP Nestor Cortes from the 60-day IL on Saturday morning, as he’ll make his return to the mound in opposition to the Houston Astros at 1:05 p.m.

Cortes final pitched on Could 30 in opposition to the Seattle Mariners, and is 5-2 on the yr over 11 begins with a 5.16 ERA and 1.30 WHIP.

Aug. 4, 11:42 p.m.

Following Friday evening’s loss, the Yankees optioned LHP Nick Ramirez to Triple-A. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

In 25 video games, the southpaw has a 0-2 report with a 2.48 ERA with 24 strikeouts in 32.2 innings pitched. On Friday in opposition to the Astros, Ramirez gave up three hits and one stroll whereas hanging out one in 2.1 innings of labor.

Whereas the Yankees didn’t make it official, Ramirez’s possibility is prone to open up a spot for Nestor Cortes who can be activated from the 60-day IL Saturday and begin.

Aug. 2, 10:35 a.m.

Outfielder Willie Calhoun, who was designated for project final week, has elected free company quite than accepting an outright project. 

Calhoun, 28, was positioned on the IL in late June because of a left quad pressure.

In 44 video games as a Yankee, Calhoun slashed .239/.309/.403 with 5 house runs and 16 RBI.

July 31, 3:50 p.m.

The Yankees recalled right-handed pitcher Jhony Brito and optioned right-hander Ron Marrinaccio to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre previous to Monday evening’s collection opener in opposition to the Tampa Bay Rays.

Brito may even get the beginning for the Yanks with scheduled starter Domingo German scratched because of a “bodily concern,” per the New York Post’s Greg Joyce. He final pitched for the Yanks in Oakland on June 27, permitting two runs on 4 hits over 5.2 innings.

In 12 appearances (11 begins) with the large league membership, the 25-year-old has a 4.70 ERA (5.27 FIP) and a 1.335 WHIP over 51.2 innings. He has a 5.45 ERA in 36.1 innings over seven begins at Triple-A.

Marrinaccio tossed 2.2 scoreless innings in Sunday’s blowout loss to Baltimore, tallying 4 strikeouts within the course of. That got here after the 28-year-old allowed two runs over 1.1 innings in his earlier two outings. He has pitched to a 4.08 ERA (4.60 FIP) and a 1.295 WHIP in 46.1 innings over 44 video games on the yr.

July 28, 10:50 a.m.

Because the Yankees gear up for a three-game collection with the Baltimore Orioles beginning on Friday evening, amid the MLB commerce deadline, they made a transfer involving considered one of their veterans.

Willie Calhoun, who final performed on June 21 earlier than straining his left quad, returned from his rehab with the Double-A Somerset Patriots, was reinstated from the 10-day IL and designated for project.

Calhoun appeared in 44 video games with the Yanks this season and slashed .239/.309/.403 with 5 house runs and 16 RBI in 134 at-bats. He performed left subject, proper subject and DHed.

July 23, 10:50 a.m.

Previous to Sunday’s recreation in opposition to the Kansas Metropolis Royals, the Yanks optioned Franchy Cordero to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

The transfer comes after the workforce reinstated each Jake Bauers and Greg Allen from the 10-day IL. New York additionally optioned Oswaldo Cabrera on Saturday after the workforce’s 5-2 win.

Over 24 video games with the Yanks, Cordero is hitting simply .188 with six homers and 13 RBI. He is struck out 25 instances in comparison with simply two walks.

July 22, 5:25 p.m.

Following the Yankees’ 5-2 win over the Kansas Metropolis Royals on Saturday, the membership introduced they optioned INF/OF Oswaldo Cabrera again to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Cabrera began in left subject Saturday and went 0-for-3. In 195 at-bats, Cabrera was hitting simply .205 with 4 house runs and 22 RBI.

The Yankees already optioned the utility man in late June however introduced him again after the flurry of accidents to their outfield. Whereas the membership didn’t announce their corresponding transfer, it seems considered one of both Greg Allen, Jake Bauers or Willie Calhoun will return to the workforce.

Allen was lately transferred from Single-A to Triple-A this week whereas Calhoun commenced his rehab stint with Double-A and Bauers continued his rehab in Triple-A.

July 16, 1:04 p.m.

The Yankees recalled Oswald Peraza from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre earlier than Sunday’s 3:10 p.m. recreation on the Colorado Rockies.

New York does so whereas putting Josh Donaldson on the 10-day injured record with a proper calf pressure.

Peraza, 23, final performed with the Yankees from April 18 by Could 3.

He slashed .188/.316/.219 with three RBI in 12 video games.

His 2022 debut noticed him slash .306/.404/.429 with one house run and two RBI in 18 regular-season video games.

Via 45 video games with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Peraza is slashing .261/.352/.495 with 12 house runs and 28 RBI.

July 9, 8:00 p.m.

The Yankees introduced on Sunday evening that they’ve launched RHP Colten Brewer.

Brewer made three appearances on the big-league degree this season and allowed 4 runs on six hits. He posted a 1.35 ERA throughout 15 appearances down in Triple-A.

The Yankees say the right-hander can be signing with a workforce in Japan.

July 6, 11:29 a.m.

The Yankees introduced that right-handed pitcher Deivi Garcia has been recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

The Bombers had an open roster spot after optioning Randy Vasquez, who pitched 5 shutout innings in Wednesday’s loss to Baltimore, again to Triple-A.

Garcia, 24 was thought of one of many Yankees’ high younger arms as lately as 2021, when he was ranked because the group’s No. 2 pitching prospect by MLB Pipeline.

However the younger right-hander has slipped down the prospect rankings, having pitched in simply 9 huge league video games over the past 4 seasons.

In his solely huge league look this season, Garcia allowed one earned run over 3.0 innings of labor in opposition to the Oakland A’s on Could 10.

Luis Severino will begin Thursday’s recreation for the Yankees, however calling up Garcia provides them some size within the bullpen, if wanted.

Moreover, the Yankees have claimed Anthony Misiewicz off waivers from the Detroit Tigers and assigned him to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

In 124 appearances throughout 4 big-league seasons, the lefty has a 4.74 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, and 111 strikeouts.

June 20, 11:15 p.m.

Following Tuesday’s recreation in opposition to the Seattle Mariners, the Yankees optioned lefty Matt Krook to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

This transfer creates room on the lively roster for Jhony Brito, who has rejoined the Yanks within the Bronx and can begin Wednesday evening’s recreation.

The 25-year-old right-hander has a 5.58 ERA, 1.49 WHIP, and 30 strikeouts by ten huge league appearances this season. Down in Triple-A, he has 7.08 ERA throughout 4 begins.

June 18, 10:30 p.m.

Following Saturday’s doubleheader in opposition to the Boston Crimson Sox, the Yankees optioned Oswaldo Cabrera again to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. He went 0-for-4 and performed proper subject in Recreation 2.

The 24-year-old has struggled in his second season on the huge league degree. Cabrera is 3-for-22 over his final 15 video games and is hitting simply .190 with a .238 OBP on the season.

Moreover, the Yankees additionally returned right-hander Greg Weissert to Triple-A after he served because the twenty seventh man for the day-night doubleheader.

June 3, 1:00 p.m.

The Yankees formally granted outfielder Kole Calhoun his launch on Saturday afternoon, based on MLB.com’s Jon Morosi.

Calhoun triggered the opt-out clause in his minor league cope with the workforce simply two days in the past, giving the Yankees 72 hours to raise him to the big-league roster or grant him his launch.

The Bombers opted to not name him up, permitting him to grow to be a free agent.

Calhoun ought to obtain loads of curiosity on the open market after producing good numbers with a revamped swing down in Triple-A. Throughout 23 video games, he had 12 additional base-hits and a .919 OPS.

June 1, 11:10 a.m.

Following Wednesday evening’s 1-0 defeat to the Seattle Mariners, the Yankees optioned Oswaldo Cabrera, Franchy Cordero and left-hander Matt Krook to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

The headline of the transfer was the demotion of Cabrera, the 24-year-old infielder and outfielder, who has struggled for New York at the beginning of his second season within the huge leagues.

In 50 video games this marketing campaign, he is slashed .195/.246/.292 for a .538 OPS and 49 OPS+. He has simply 9 extra-base hits and 15 RBI. Cabrera made his debut a season in the past and in 44 video games batted .247 with six homers and a .740 OPS and 108 OPS+, which is simply above common.

The strikes are doubtless an indication that Josh Donaldson, Giancarlo Stanton and Tommy Kahnle can be coming off the injured record for the Yanks’ weekend collection on the Los Angeles Dodgers, however these strikes weren’t but introduced.

Could 30, 8:55 p.m.

Yankees on a regular basis catcher Jose Trevino (hamstring) was activated from the IL on Tuesday. Ben Rortvedt was despatched all the way down to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre because the corresponding transfer. OF Franchy Cordero was referred to as up when the workforce positioned Harrison Bader (hamstring) on the IL previous to Tuesday’s recreation.

Cordero had a scorching begin for the Yankees, hitting 4 house runs within the first two weeks of the season. He struggled for the rest of April earlier than being despatched all the way down to Triple-A in early Could. Cordero had eight hits in 53 at-bats together with these 4 house runs and 11 RBI.

Could 26, 3:45 p.m.

The Yankees formally launched OF Aaron Hicks on Friday after he was designated for project on Could 20.

Hicks, 33, struggled mightily this season, slahing .188/.263/.261 over 28 video games for New York. Over 651 video games and eight seasons in pinstripes, Hicks finishes his Yankee profession with a .230/.337/.398 slash line to go alongside with 81 house runs and 278 RBI.

Hicks mentioned he “beloved being a Yankee” after being DFA’d and referred to as it “one of the best time of my profession.”

Moreover, the Yanks recalled RHP Randy Vasquez from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, as he is set to make his MLB debut and begin in opposition to the San Diego Padres on Friday evening. The 24-year-old as initially signed as a 19-year-old out of the Dominican Republic in 2018 and has grow to be the No. 12 prospect within the Yankees group, based on MLB Pipeline.

He has gone 1-5 in 9 Triple-A begins this season, pitching to a 4.85 ERA with 50 strikeouts and a 1.57 WHIP.

Could 25, 3:45 p.m.

The Yankees are calling up right-handed pitcher Randy Vasquez to make his MLB debut and begin Friday’s recreation in opposition to the San Diego Padres, according to Brian Hoch of MLB.com.

Pitching Vasquez on Friday will give Luis Severino an additional day of relaxation earlier than he makes simply his second begin of the season since coming off the IL with a lat pressure.

The 24-year-old Vasquez is ranked because the No. 12 prospect within the Yankees group, based on MLB Pipeline. He was initially signed as a 19-year-old out of the Dominican Republic in 2018.

Could 20, 8:20 p.m.

Following Saturday’s 7-4 win over the Reds, the Yankees introduced that they optioned RHP Jhony Brito to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barres.

Whereas a corresponding transfer wasn’t made official, with Luis Severino slated to make his 2023 debut on Sunday, it is doubtless the Yankees are making room for his or her starter.

Brito began Saturday’s recreation, the place he pitched 4 inning. He gave up 4 hits, 4 runs, 4 walks whereas hanging out six. In 10 video games (9 begins), Brito has pitched to a 3-3 report with a 5.58 ERA and 1.49 WHIP.

Could 20, 1:40 p.m.

After making a uncommon commerce with the Crimson Sox to accumulate outfielder Greg Allen, who had been enjoying for Boston’s Triple-A affiliate, the Yankees designated outfielder Aaron Hicks for project, the workforce introduced Saturday.

Allen, who appeared in 15 video games for the Yankees in 2021, had made 37 appearances this season at Triple-A the place he had slashed .250/.407/.388 with 11 extra-base hits in 116 at-bats. The speedy 30-year-old additionally had 23 steals with out being caught.

“Change-hitter, versatility, good on the position, can run,” supervisor Aaron Boone mentioned Friday about Allen. “He’s excellent at doing that as properly. He’s performed right here earlier than and has achieved a very nice job with us previously. An opportunity so as to add a bit little bit of depth.”

In 28 video games for New York, Hicks had slashed .188/.263/.261 with a .524 OPS and 47 OPS+, which is properly under common. The 33-year-old had simply 13 hits in 69 at-bats this season with two doubles, a house run and 5 RBI. During the last three seasons, Hicks has struggled to provide, with only a .625 OPS and 78 OPS+ in his final 190 video games.

The transfer comes after he performed the final two video games, gathering three hits in 4 at-bats in Thursday’s win in Toronto earlier than hanging out twice in two at-bats throughout Friday’s win over the Reds.

Hicks has two years remaining on his contract with the Yanks, and is due $9.79 million in each 2024 and 2025 after signing a seven-year, $70 million deal forward of the 2019 season.

Could 20, 9:45 a.m.

After Friday’s win over the Cincinnati Reds, the Yankees introduced infielder Oswald Peraza had accomplished his rehab project and was reinstated from the 10-day injured record and optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Peraza injured his ankle sliding into second base in a recreation on Could 3 however wasn’t positioned on the IL till Could 9 when the membership activated Aaron Decide from the IL.

In 12 video games this season, the 23-year-old had simply six hits in 32 at-bats with one double and three RBI. He slashed .188/.316/.219 with a .545 OPS.

In 13 video games with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Peraza slashed .359/.414/.566 with a .980 OPS. He has 19 hits in 53 at-bats together with two doubles and three house runs with 11 RBI.

Could 11, 1:30 p.m.

The Yankees introduced previous to Thursday evening’s recreation in opposition to the Tampa Bay Rays that they’ve chosen Ryan Weber to the lively roster.

Weber spent final season between the Yankees main league and Triple-A roster. He made 15 appearances with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and posted a 3.86 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, and 27 strikeouts over 39.2 innings.

He allowed only one run throughout 5 appearances on the huge league degree. Thus far in Triple-A, Weber’s began 5 video games and pitched to a 5.77 ERA.

In a corresponding roster transfer, the Yankees transferred Jonathan Loaisiga to the 60-day injured record.

The proper-hander, who’s thrown simply 3.1 innings this season, underwent surgical procedure to take away a bone spur in his elbow. He now isn’t eligible to return from the IL till June 5.

Moreover, the Yankees reinstated catcher Ben Rortvedt from the 10-day IL and optioned him to Triple-A.

April 29, 11:50 p.m.

The Yankees introduced on Saturday morning that they’ve formally signed Jake Bauers to a serious league contract, and so they’ve added him to the large league roster.

With Aaron Decide a bit banged up over the previous few days, Bauers joined the Yankees’ taxi squad originally of their collection in Texas. New York is excepted to supply an replace on the outfielder’s standing later at this time.

If Decide does keep away from the IL, and is simply to overlook a couple of days, Bauers may on the very least present the Yanks with insurance coverage. The veteran has performed first and each nook outfield positions in his huge league profession.

Previous to being referred to as up, Bauers was hitting .304 with a 1.245 OPS, 9 homers, 5 doubles, and 20 RBI in Triple-A. He additionally put collectively a powerful spring, hitting .407 throughout 13 video games.

In a corresponding roster transfer, New York has transferred Lou Trivino to the 60-day injured record. The proper-hander, who has but to pitch this season, is coping with a UCL pressure in his pitching elbow.

April 28, 11:35 p.m.

Following the Yankees’ 5-2 loss to the Rangers on Friday evening, the workforce introduced they optioned INF/OF Franchy Cordero to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

In 18 video games (53 at-bats), the 28-year-old slashed .151/.182/.578 with 4 house runs and 11 RBI.

Whereas Cordero’s numbers of late weren’t good, he was pivotal within the first couple of weeks of the 2023 season. From April 3-12, Cordero hit .280 however launched 4 house runs and 11 RBI. He wouldn’t hit one other house run or drive in one other run since.

April 25, 4:22 p.m.

The Yankees introduced Tuesday that they’ve signed LHP Nick Ramirez to a serious league contract and chosen him to the lively roster.

Ramirez, 33, final appeared within the majors in 2021 with the San Diego Padres. In 13 appearances, Ramirez had a 5.75 ERA in 20.1 innings pitched. Final season, Ramirez was signed to a minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners however didn’t make it out of Triple-A with the membership.

In a corresponding transfer, the workforce optioned RHP Greg Weissert to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes/Barre.

Getting into Tuesday, Weissert appeared in 4 video games this season and pitched to a 2.08 ERA in 4.1 innings.

April 14, 3:25 p.m.

The Yankees introduced Friday they’ve called-up pitcher Greg Weissert from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and designated pitcher Colten Brewer for project.

The transfer comes after the Yankees bullpen obtained taxed for 8.1 innings of reduction on Thursday in an 11-2 loss to the Minnesota Twins after starter Jhony Brito did not make it out of the primary. New York’s 40-man roster depend now stands at 30 after the transfer.

Brewer joined the Yankees’ Opening Day roster after having spent spring coaching within the Tampa Bay Rays’ group. The 30-year-old appeared in three video games for this season, permitting 4 runs (all earned) on six hits whereas strolling three and hanging out 4 in 8.1 innings pitched (4.32 ERA). The proper-hander obtained bitten by the lengthy ball thrice in his remaining look in opposition to the Twins on Thursday evening.

If Brewer clears waivers, he has the best to reject the project and elect free company.

Weissert, 28, appeared in 12 video games for the Yanks final season – his first motion on the Main League degree. The righty allowed seven runs (all earned) on six hits whereas strolling 5 and hanging out 11 in 11.1 innings (5.56 ERA).

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