Austin Romine

#53 1B / N.Y. Yankees Yankees / EXP: 4YRS Height: 6-0 Weight: 215 lb Age: 27 College: None Bats/Throws R/R

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    • by Sean d'Oliveira |

      Yankees announce September call-ups including Andrew Bailey

      The Yankees announced Monday they will add the following players to their active roster Tuesday: Dustin Ackley, Andrew Bailey, Caleb Cotham, Rico Noel, James Pazos, Jose Pirela, Rob Refsnyder and Austin Romine .

    • by Igor Mello |

      Yankees C Austin Romine sent outright to Triple-A

      Yankees catcher Austin Romine cleared waivers and was sent outright to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, per the team's official website. Romine lost the backup catching job to John Ryan Murphy and was designated for assignment on Saturday. He had just 13 plate appearances in 2014 for New York.

    • by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer

      Report: Yanks choose John Ryan Murphy as backup catcher

      The Yankees have decided on John Ryan Murphy as their second-string catcher and, as a result, designated Austin Romine for assignment, per and Romine came into camp competing to be Brain McCann's backup.Murphy is hitting .250 with three doubles in 40 at-bats this spring while Romine hit .182 in 33 at-bats.

    • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

      Yankees catcher Austin Romine still unsure of role

      Yankees backup catcher Austin Romine still doesn't know where he will be when the season begins, reports Romine, who is battling with John Ryan Murphy for the backup role at catcher, is hitting a low .143 in 28 plate appearances this spring. It's hard for Romine to not think about what will happen. "Being a human, you're going to think about it," he continued. "It is your career, it's your future, stuff like that. So best I can do is go out there and show them I can catch." With four games left, Romine will continue to try to perform at the highest level. "I'm just playing. I'm playing to make this team, but I'm also playing for the teams out there," Romine said. "But I want nothing more than to make it on this team. That's my goal."

    • by Sean d'Oliveira |

      Yankees catcher Austin Romine not on road trip due to illness

      Yankees catcher Austin Romine was scratched from Thursday's lineup due to food poisoning, reports It is not known how long the illness will afect his playing status.

    • by Igor Mello |

      Report: Phillies, Padres eyeing Yankees C Austin Romine

      The Phillies and the Padres have expressed interest in acquiring reserve catcher Austin Romine from the Yankees, according to George King of the New York Post. Romine, who is out of minor-league options, is "slightly behind" John Ryan Murphy in the race to lock up New York's backup catching gig, per If the Yankees don't trade Romine before Opening Day, they'll run a chance of losing him through waivers. Romine was just 3 for 13 in seven appearances with the Yankees in 2014. He hit .242/.300/.365 with six home runs and 33 RBI in 285 at-bats with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

    • by R.J. White |

      Yankees C Austin Romine loses 15 pounds, shoots for No. 2 role

      Yankees catcher Austin Romine lost 15 pounds this winter while training with his brother, Tigers shortstop Andrew Romine, as part of his plan to put himself in position to be the Yankees' backup catcher in 2015, the New York Daily News reports. "I want it," Austin Romine said. "I want to go out there and prove to them that I want it. That's why I'm here early and I just want to hit the ground running and go after it and bust my (butt) to make the team." The Yankees will hold a position battle for the right to serve as Brian McCann's backup after Francisco Cervelli was traded this offseason. Romine showed up to camp 10 days early to prove he's ready for the role after his offseason training program. "We focused a lot on lower body, which as a catcher is perfect," Romine said. "(Andrew) sped me up a little bit. We worked on some speed. Being a catcher, you don't want to be labeled as a slow guy. We worked on that. He blew me out of the water on everything because he's fast as heck. We worked hard. That's where the 15 pounds came off and I feel really good." Romine was just 3 for 13 in seven appearances with the Yankees in 2014. He hit .242/.300/.365 with six home runs and 33 RBI in 285 at-bats with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

    • by Chris Towers |

      Austin Romine added to the roster

      The Yankees recalled catcher Austin Romine from Triple-A Sranton/Wilkes-Barre Friday, to serve as catcher depth for the nextr ew weeks.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Austin Romine sent back to the minors

      The Yankees optioned catcher Austin Romine back to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Sunday after activating Brian McCann (concussion) off the disabled list. Romine made one appearance off the bench following his latest recall.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      Austin Romine up with Yankees

      The Yankees have promoted catcher Austin Romine from Triple-A Scranton-Wilkes Barre to take the roster spot of Brian McCann, who has been placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list. Romine earned one at-bat with the Yankees in early April and is not likely to stick after McCann returns.

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