NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Well that didn’t take long.
Left-hander Chris Capuano has been put on the New York Yankees major league roster, a day after he was acquired from the Colorado Rockies.
Capuano will start Saturday against Toronto, with Shane Greene pushed back to Sunday.
New York designated right-hander Chris Leroux for assignment on Friday to clear a roster spot.
The 35-year-old Capuano was 1-1 with a 4.55 ERA in 28 relief appearances for Boston, which released him July 1. He was 1-0 with a 2.79 ERA in four starts for the Rockies’ Triple-A and Double-A affiliates.
Capuano, a 2006 NL All-Star, pitched with Arizona, Milwaukee, the New York Mets, the Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston in parts of 10 major league seasons.
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