Chris Capuano

Yankees outright Chris Capuano to Triple-A

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The Yankees have outrighted lefty pitcher Chris Capuano to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre after he cleared waivers. He was designated for assignment by the team on Wednesday.

It’s the latest saga in what has been a busy season for Capuano:

  • April 4: Placed on the DL with a strained right quad
  • May 17: Activated from the DL
  • June 1: Demoted to Yankees’ bullpen
  • July 28: Re-inserted into Yankees’ rotation
  • July 29: Designated for assignment
  • July 31: Outrighted to Triple-A
  • August 12: Contract purchased by the Yankees
  • August 15: Designated for assignment
  • August 18: Contract purchased by the Yankees
  • August 22: Designated for assignment
  • August 24: Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Yankees
  • August 26: Designated for assignment
  • August 28: Outrighted to Triple-A

If you’re counting, that’s four DFA’s for the 37-year-old. Capuano has pitched 35 innings at the big league level this season, compiling a 7.71 ERA with a 32/20 K/BB ratio.