Yankees outright Sam Demel; Dan Otero claimed by Oakland


The Yankees have outrighted right-hander Sam Demel to Triple-A Scranton, the team announced. Both Ben Francisco and Jayson Nix were added to the 40-man roster in the wake of this move and the earlier David Aardsma move. Demel was claimed off waivers from the Astros earlier this week, but it’s no surprise he was cut so soon.

In other news, right-hander Dan Otero has been claimed off waivers by the Athletics. He had been designated for assignment to clear a spot for Demel. The Yankees grabbed Otero off waivers from the Giants earlier this week.

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  • Hall and Nokes

    For a minute, I was worried that this was Sam Pearce.

  • Need Pitching & Hitting (but mostly hitting)

    Looks like Eppley and Warren are going to get the final 2 bullpen spots.

  • Dropped Third

    Daric Barton was DFA’d by Oakland for Otero, wonder if we get him.