Yankees Designate Matt Daley For Assignment

The Yankees have designated right-hander Matt Daley, according to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News (on Twitter). In related moves, New York activated Mark Teixeira, recalled right-handers Preston Claiborne and Bryan Mitchell, placed right-hander Ivan Nova on the 15-day disabled list with a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow, and sent infielder Scott Sizemore to Triple-A.

Daley, 31, pitched for the Bombers yesterday and allowed six runs (four earned) as a part of their 16-1 blowout loss to Tampa Bay. Daley has spent the bulk of his career at the Triple-A level, pitching to a 3.90 ERA with 11.1 K/9 and 3.1 BB/9 in 124 career appearances. For his big league career, Daley has a 4.72 ERA with 9.0 K/9 and 3.3 BB/9 across 100 outings.

Zach Links contributed to this post.

6 Responses to Yankees Designate Matt Daley For Assignment Leave a Reply

  1. JJ 1 year ago

    I hope Nova doesn’t need TJ surgery.

    • LazerTown 1 year ago

      It’s looking likely. He has a torn ucl, so maybe they can rehab it, but is a likely tj surgery.

  2. LazerTown 1 year ago

    Well that was fast.

  3. NOT KIDDING 1 year ago

    Seems awfully likely that the yanks empty the cupboard bare for Samardzija now (Sanchez & a pitcher?)

    • Riaaaaaa 1 year ago

      They dont need to trade for anyone. They have depth in Nuno(who pitched great today), Phelps, and Warren. The Yankees would never trade Sanchez for Shark…

  4. peppered yankee 1 year ago

    The reason they designated him was cause Aceves has been activated to Scranton

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