Chris Capuano designated for assignment by the Yankees

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Chris Capuano failed to make it out of the first inning in Tuesday’s start and now the Yankees have decided to part ways with the veteran left-hander, designating him for assignment.

Capuano pitched reasonably well for the Red Sox and Yankees last season, but he allowed 26 runs in 31 innings this year while making $5 million.

At age 36 he’s nearing the end of the line, but another team could give Capuano a look as a long reliever and spot starter. He posted a 4.16 ERA from 2010-2014, with a sub-4.60 ERA each year.