Yankees Claim Danny Farquhar Off Waivers

The Yankees have claimed Danny Farquhar off waivers from the Athletics, the team announced. Oakland designated the right-hander for assignment over the weekend.

Farquhar, 25, was claimed off of waivers by the Athletics on June 9th after he was let go by the Blue Jays. The pitcher posted a 2.97 ERA with 9.8 K/9 and 3.0 BB/9 in 20 Double-A appearances for Toronto's affiliate and pitched eight innings for the A's Triple-A squad this year.


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11 Comments on "Yankees Claim Danny Farquhar Off Waivers"


Dan Gorgone
3 years 2 months ago

Wasn’t he the bad guy in the first Shrek movie? If so, I wish him zero success. Very mean person.

Lee Morrell
3 years 2 months ago

Wow.  Danny Fahrquar.  Really?  Danny Fahrquar!  Cool.  Wait, who?

3 years 2 months ago

was hoping the astros would get him!

BWillie
3 years 2 months ago

Me, too.  Stat line looks good, he is only 25…can’t have too much pitching.

Rob Scott
3 years 2 months ago

What the Fahrquar?

DerekJeterDan
3 years 2 months ago

Yankees typically have success with these under the radar relievers. We’ll see!

$16713556
3 years 2 months ago

Hey, don’t laugh!  Remember Aaron Small in 2005?  He was picked up and he went 10-0 with a 3.20 ERA!

Patrick Oliver
3 years 2 months ago

Nice move Yankees! We need MiL pitching depth. Good Blue Jays MiL stats.

casanova54
3 years 2 months ago

The Yankees will be fine, we have 3 good starters, 4 in 2 weeks and we get to see Adam Warrwn pitch , he has lingering in Trlple A with decent numbers.  He is 25 , ready to go, the good thing is we are beginning to hit with men in scoring position and we get Gardner back in 2 weeks.  I thing Joe G is a much better manager than we give him credit fo. Iam out

Encarnacion's Parrot
3 years 2 months ago

It actually was well played enough to post laughing twice.

Iconoclast17
3 years 2 months ago

They released him from their 40-man roster to make room for non-roster starter A.J. Griffin, who was recently promoted to the A’s when Brandon McCarthy was DL’d.

When the A’s finally release Brian Fuentes, Derek Barton, Chris Carter and Mike Taylor, additional roster spots will open up, as needed, for (future) major league players.