Yankees re-sign Chris Capuano for $5 million

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As of last month Chris Capuano was talking about possibly going to Japan to continue his career, but now he’s re-signing with the Yankees.

Jack Curry of YES Network reports that it’s a one-year, $5 million for the 36-year-old left-hander, who posted a 4.35 ERA and 84/34 K/BB ratio in 97 innings for the Yankees and Red Sox in 2014.

Capuano can start or relieve, giving the Yankees some flexibility, and while his upside is obviously limited at this point he’s generally been a decent back-of-the-rotation starter.

Giants place Samardjiza on IL due to shoulder impingement

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LOS ANGELES — Jeff Samardjiza has been placed on the 10-day injured list by the San Francisco Giants due to right shoulder impingement.

Manager Gabe Kapler said before Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers that the right-hander told trainers and the coaching staff that he felt like wasn’t able to get the arm loose during Friday’s game. Samardjiza is scheduled to undergo an MRI on Saturday.

Samardjiza went four-plus innings and allowed six runs on seven hits in a 7-2 loss to the Dodgers. He is 0-2 with a 9.88 ERA in three starts.

The Giants have recalled left-hander Andrew Suarez from their alternate training site, but Kapler said he hasn’t finalized a revised starting rotation.