The Yankees introduced this night that veteran reliever Shane Greene has handed by means of waivers unclaimed. He’s elected free company in lieu of an outright task again to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, as is the best of any participant with three-plus years of main league service.
The best-hander made only one main league look with the Yankees throughout his newest stint. He was chosen onto the roster final Saturday and tossed an inning out of the bullpen, permitting a two-run house run to Ramón Urías. The 33-year-old righty was designated for task the following day, and he’ll now head again to the open market.
Greene, who additionally made a lone look with the Dodgers earlier this season, has spent the previous couple months in Scranton. He tossed 21 innings over 15 outings for the RailRiders, working to a 3.86 ERA with a barely above-average 25.3% strikeout price. After all, it’s attainable Greene circles again and returns to the Yankees on one other minor league pact even after refusing an outright task. Electing free company is a reasonably widespread apply for outrighted veterans of his ilk, as he’ll have a chance to scour the marketplace for a extra instant path again to the majors elsewhere.