And so you wondered if the Yankees were gonna do anything to try and get more wins... maybe change things up a bit, bring in new, young energy. Well, in addition to Aroldis Chapman coming off suspension and Yankee fans getting a 'taste' of Ben Gamel, the Yankees have called up Gary Sanchez.
According to Shane Hennigan of the Scranton Times Tribune, the Yanks made that move:
Gary Sanchez has been promoted to New York.— Shane Hennigan (@RailRidersTT) May 13, 2016
No idea is that means Austin Romine gets cut, but one would assume that Tyler Olson would now go down and the Yankees would hold onto 3 catchers for the time being. Who the hell really knows... I know I've lost track of alot of personnel moves recently.
Anyway, Chad Jennings brings up a good point as to why Sanchez is up:
"With Chris Sale and Jose Quintana starting for the White Sox on Friday and Saturday, it makes sense for the Yankees to add an extra right-handed hitter. Sanchez has been red-hot lately. He has a nine-game hitting streak with three homers in his past eight games. He had two more hits tonight. The Yankees lost a key right-handed bat when Alex Rodriguez was hurt, and Sanchez replaces some of that right-handed power potential. The Yankees had previously faced only one lefty since the Rodriguez injury. "
Good enough for me. Give the kid some at bats and experience in the Bigs, and we actually are making an effort to win here. Wow.
Anyway, I'm happy with this move.
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