Pitcher Andrew Brackman has been released by the New York Yankees, four years after signing a contract for a $3.35 million bonus.
Phil Hughes threw three changeups Tuesday in two innings of New York’s 2-0 loss against the Pirates, but facing only six batters, he couldn’t throw too many of any one kind.
There are some burning questions around the Yankees, but the only one that’s sure to be answered during the next five weeks is who the Yankees 4th an 5th starters will be.
The key to the whole Yankee rotation is Allan James Burnett. And he realizes it, too.
The Yankees declined 2011 options on first baseman-designated hitter Lance Berkman, reliever Kerry Wood and oft-injured first baseman Nick Johnson, and exercised their option on pitching prospect Andrew Brackman.
The New York Yankees have recalled 6-foot-10 pitcher Andrew Brackman from the minors.