Yankees Promote Rich Hill, Let Matt Thornton Go To Nationals The New York Yankees have shuffled left-handers in their bullpen, promoting Rich Hill from the minors and letting Matt Thornton go to the Washington Nationals in a waiver claim.
Vernon Wells Designated For Assignment By Yanks; Thanks Team In TweetThe three-time All-Star was designated for assignment by the Yankees on Friday. The club also officially announced the signing of pitcher Matt Thornton to a two-year deal.
Heyman: Yankees Replace Logan In Bullpen With Left-Hander ThorntonThe Yankees needed a dependable left-handed set-up man and now they have one.

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