The Yankees announced they have designated first baseman/outfielder Garrett Jones for assignment. The team also outrighted lefty Chris Capuano and reinstated outfielder Slade Heathcott from the 60-day DL and optioned him to Triple-A. Jones, 34, joined the Yankees in the December Martin Prado trade with the Marlins. He hit .215/.257/.361 in 152 plate appearances for the Yankees.
New acquisition Dustin Ackley will report to the team tonight.