NEW YORK (AP) — Zack Britton’s season is over, his comeback from Tommy John surgery minimize brief after simply 3 aid appearances for the New York Yankees.
New York put the 34-year-old left-hander at the 60-day injured record Saturday and decided on the contract of right-hander Jacob Barnes from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Britton used to be got rid of after throwing a tiebreaking wild pitch in Friday’s 2-1 loss to Baltimore, an time out that lasted simply 9 pitches. The two-time All-Star had Tommy John surgery on Sept. 8, 2021, and made 8 minor league damage rehabilitation appearances beginning Aug. 24 and 3 large league appearances starting Sept. 24. He threw 36 pitches to 9 batters with a 13.50 ERA, six walks and one strikeout.
“Kind of running out of time here and having a little bit of fatigue last night, it’s like one of those things, you don’t want to power through that and reach for more and then do some damage as you’re coming back,” Yankees supervisor Aaron Boone stated Saturday. “He’s in a good spot heading into the offseason.”
Britton had was hoping with the intention to assist the Yankees within the postseason. He is eligible at no cost company after the World Series.
“It’s just that final sharpness,” Boone stated. “At this point in the season, just kind of up against it there. But he worked his tail off to put himself in this position and give himself an opportunity and certainly admire that.”
Barnes, 32, began the season with Detroit and used to be launched on June 18 after going 3-1 with a 6.10 ERA in 22 aid appearances. He struck out 10 and walked 9 in 20 2/3 innings.
Barnes signed a minor league contract with Seattle, made 4 aid appearances for Triple-A Tacoma, then used to be introduced up through the Mariners and designated for project two days later with out enjoying in a recreation. He refused an outright project, signed again with the Tigers and made 5 appearances at Triple-A Toledo. Released through the Mud Hens, he signed with Scranton on Aug. 30 and had a 2.25 ERA in 10 video games for the RailRiders.
Boone stated reliever Clay Holmes is not going to cross at the IL after receiving a cortisone injection on Thursday for irritation in his correct rotator cuff. If the Yankees had put Holmes at the IL, he would no longer be to be had for the Division Series.
After enjoying his first recreation since Sept. 4 and going 0 for three on Froday, DJ LeMahieu stated his injured correct 2nd toe felt tremendous and he expected enjoying Sunday. He is in a 2-for-41 slide.
“It felt good to play again,” LeMahieu stated. “I felt like a baseball player.”
Matt Carpenter, sidelined since breaking his left toot on Aug. 8, ran at the box and shall be amongst gamers reporting to coaching camp for Double-A Somerset, the place there shall be 8 or 9 pitchers. Boone anticipates Carpenter being to be had for the postseason as a pinch-hitter or designated hitter.
Right-hander Frankie Montas, sidelined since Sept. 16 through irritation in his pitching shoulder, has resumed throwing.
“I don’t know about the Division Series,” Boone stated, “more likely beyond.”
After taking Thursday off, the Yankees will paintings out within the Bronx on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
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