The Yankees selected the contract of pitcher Chris Capuano and recalled pitcher Nick Goody from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday. To clear two spots on the roster, pitcher Branden Pinder was optioned to Triple-A and infielder/outfielder Garrett Jones was designated for assignment.
The Yankees were busy with transactions Wednesday. They announced first baseman Garrett Jones was re-signed to a major-league deal after he was designated for assignment last week. Reliever Danny Burawa was designated for assignment Wednesday as part of the transactions, while reliever Caleb Cotham was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
The Yankees have announced that they have designated veteran first baseman/outfielder Garrett Jones for assignment. Jones has been a disappointment this season. He owns a slash line of .215/.257/.361 with just 17 RBI in 144 at-bats. He was coming off several productive years with Miami and Pittsburgh.
Yankees right fielder Garrett Jones went 2 for 4 in Tuesday's loss to Oakland. Jones got one third of the Yankees' six hits in the game and hit in his third straight game. Jones' two hits were his first singles since June 26. His last three hits have been two doubles and a homer. Jones also drove in a run, his first since July 1.
Yankees first baseman/outfielder Garrett Jones homered during a 3-1 win Wednesday against the Angels. He hit a solo home run off Matt Shoemaker in the sixth inning, giving New York a 2-0 lead. Since June 1, Jones is batting .231 (12 for 52) with one double, four home runs, 10 RBI, six runs, four walks and 10 strikeouts in his last 21 games (11 starts). He has five home runs this season.