Yankees call up Matt Daley, place Corban Joseph on 60-day DL

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Game 141: Rebound

The Yankees have called up right-hander Matt Daley from Triple-A Scranton, the team announced. To make room on the 40-man roster, Corban Joseph was called up and placed on the 60-day DL. His season ended in May due to a shoulder problem. The move was made to add bullpen depth for the rest of the season and tonight’s game in particular.

Daley, 31, missed most of 2011 and all of 2012 following shoulder surgery. The Queens native had a 2.02 ERA and ~1.65 FIP in 53.1 relief innings across three minor league levels while coming back from the injury this year. He spent parts of three seasons in the big leagues with the Rockies, pitching to a 4.71 ERA and 3.86 FIP in 80.1 total innings from 2009-2011. Daley is a soft-tosser in the Cory Wade mold, not a guy who will come in and blow people away. He’s been in the organization for two years now and there’s a chance he could factor into the 2014 bullpen plans.

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  • ropeadope

    Friday lineups:

    Yankees

    1.CF Brett Gardner
    2.DH Derek Jeter
    3.LF Alfonso Soriano
    4.2B Robinson Cano
    5.3B Alex Rodriguez
    6.RF Vernon Wells
    7.SS Eduardo Nunez
    8.1B Mark Reynolds
    9.C- Chris Stewart

    SP: Andy Pettitte

    Red Sox

    1.CF Shane Victorino
    2.LF Jonny Gomes
    3.2B Dustin Pedroia
    4.DH David Ortiz
    5.1B Mike Napoli
    6.RF Daniel Nava
    7.SS Stephen Drew
    8.C- David Ross
    9.3B Will Middlebrooks

    SP: Felix Doubront

  • Jerry

    I went to high school with that guy!

  • Michael

    Dude’s not from Queen’s. get your info straight. Be grew up in Garden City, Long Island and walked onto the team at Bucknell. Kind of a great story.