Minor Moves: Sisco, Mujica, Russell, Armstrong

Some Minor League moves of note as some teams try to trim rosters and others look to amass organizational depth.

  • The Yankees released left-handed pitcher Andy Sisco, tweets Matt Eddy of Baseball America. Sisco has bounced around in recent years and last appeared in the big leagues with the White Sox in 2007.
  • The Yankees and Braves each inked a veteran international free agent, with New York signing Cuban shortstop Yadil Mujica and Atlanta signing Australian outfielder-turned-pitcher Andrew Russell, a righty, tweets Eddy.
  • The Angels signed catcher Cole Armstrong, who could claim a spot on the Halos' 40-man roster as a defense-first specialist, tweets Eddy.


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10 Comments on "Minor Moves: Sisco, Mujica, Russell, Armstrong"


El_Bobo
4 years 6 months ago

And why do the Angels need another defense first catcher?

Giorgi Almonte
4 years 6 months ago

haha, yah they have enough, i guess

4 years 6 months ago

They don’t have one. Mathis is terrible on both sides of the plate.

j6takish
4 years 6 months ago

Are the Yankees really in a position to be releasing pitchers?

Michael Raymond
4 years 6 months ago

did you miss the part about Sisco not having pitched in the majors since 2007?

vonhayesdays
4 years 6 months ago

was that before or after he made the thong song

The_Silver_Stacker
4 years 6 months ago

This isn’t pokemon they don’t have to get EVERY pitcher to compete for a few spots, besides Sisco is not healthy.

whitesoxfan424
4 years 6 months ago

Clearly, you’ve never seen him pitch. He may be 9 feet tall, but he’s awful.

leowalter
4 years 6 months ago

Talked to Andy last season.He has had 2 major surgeries and barely broke 85 mph last August against the Altoona Curve.

BraveNewWorld
4 years 6 months ago

Another Aussie..