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.