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A general view of the soccer field prior to the New York City FC hosting the Vancouver Whitecaps at Yankee Stadium. ( Adam Hunger)
A general view of the soccer field prior to the New York City FC hosting the Vancouver Whitecaps at Yankee Stadium. ( Adam Hunger)

Yankees OF Eric Young Jr. elected free agency in lieu of accepting an outright assignment, the Yankees announced on Thursday

The 31-year old outfielder got only one at-bat with the Yankees this season. Young also made six appearances as a pinch runner and defensive substitution, scoring two runs and stealing one base after joining the team from Milwaukee on Aug. 31.

In addition, the team announced that RHP Blake Parker and RHP Kirby Yates were claimed off waivers by the Angels, and RHP Anthony Swarzak also chose free agency in lieu of an outright assignment.

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 (Bill Streicher)
(Bill Streicher)

The Yankees have added six players to their roster, which expanded Thursday to accommodate up to 40 players.

INF Rob Refnsyder, RHP Luis Severino, and RHP Nick Goody were recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes Barre.

RHP Kirby Yates was recalled from Rookie-level Pulaski.

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New York Yankees relief pitcher Chasen Shreve (45) pitches against the Baltimore Orioles during the ninth inning at Yankee Stadium. (Brad Penner)
New York Yankees relief pitcher Chasen Shreve (45) pitches against the Baltimore Orioles during the ninth inning at Yankee Stadium. (Brad Penner)

The Yankees have recalled LHP Chasen Shreve from Triple-A, and have optioned RHP Kirby Yates to the Rookie-level Pulaski Yankees, the team announced Tuesday afternoon

Shreve is 1-1 with a 5.33 ERA and 1.26 WHIP in 27.0 innings for the Yankees this season. The left-hander has allowed 24 hits, seven of which were HRs, while striking out 23.

Yates has pitched 35.0 innings for the Yankees in 2016, earning a 5.40 ERA and 1.43 WHIP while surrendering 36 hits, 14 walks, and striking out 44.

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New York Yankees relief pitcher Kirby Yates (39) delivers a pitch during the ninth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Yankee Stadium. Minnesota Twins won 7-1. (Anthony Gruppuso)
New York Yankees relief pitcher Kirby Yates (39) delivers a pitch during the ninth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Yankee Stadium. Minnesota Twins won 7-1. (Anthony Gruppuso)

The Yankees have recalled RHP Kirby Yates from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, and have optioned LHP Chasen Shreve to Triple-A, the team announced on Wednesday.

Yates is 2-1 with a 5.72 ERA and 1.41 WHIP in 28.1 innings for the Yankees this season. But in 16.2 innings for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Yates pitched for a 1.62 ERA and 1.08 WHIP, and racked up four saves.

Shreve pitched 27.0 innings for the Yankees in 2016, earning a 5.33 ERA and 1.26 WHIP. He last appeared in yesterday's loss to the Blue Jays where he surrendered four earned runs on two hits and two walks while not recording a single out.

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