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Yankees' Greg Weissert: Optioned to Triple-A
The Yankees optioned Weissert to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, Marly Rivera of ESPN.com reports.
The 28-year-old was one of the last cuts as he came up just shy of making the Opening Day bullpen. Weissert doesn't have anything left to prove in the minors and could be the first reliever summoned when one is needed.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Greg Weissert: Heads back to minors
The Yankees returned Weissert to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday.
Weissert had been up with the Yankees as their 29th man for Tuesday's doubleheader with the Rangers. He picked up his second career hold while striking out a batter in a scoreless frame in the Yankees' 5-4 win in Game 1. The 27-year-old righty will finish his rookie season with a 5.56 ERA, 0.97 WHIP and 11:5 K:BB across 11.1 innings out of the New York bullpen.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Greg Weissert: Up as extra man
Weissert was recalled Tuesday to serve as the 29th man for the doubleheader against the Rangers.
The 27-year-old received his first taste of big-league action this season and has largely failed to impress. In 10.1 innings, he owns a 6.10 ERA, though his 1.06 WHIP is an encouraging mark.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Greg Weissert: Returns to minors
Weissert was optioned down to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre following the Yankees' victory over Pittsburgh on Wednesday.
Weissert made 11 appearances for the Yankees during which he recorded a 6.10 ERA and 1.06 WHIP over 10.1 innings. The move frees up a spot on the Yankees' big-league roster, leaving room for Scott Effross to be activated Thursday.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Greg Weissert: Joins active roster
Weissert's contract was selected from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Thursday.
Weissert has served as a high-leverage reliever at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre this year, earning 18 saves while posting a 1.76 ERA and 0.89 WHIP in 46 innings over 40 relief appearances at the Triple-A level. The right-hander hasn't yet made his major-league debut and will likely pitch mainly in lower-leverage situations with the Yankees given the depth of the team's bullpen.... See More ... See Less
Yankees' Greg Weissert: Wild in big-league debut
Weissert allowed three runs on two walks while hitting two batters over one-third of an inning against Oakland on Thursday.
Weissert was called up from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Thursday and was summoned from the bullpen with the Yankees up big in the seventh inning. His first outing as a major-leaguer didn't go well, as he threw only five of 15 pitches for strikes and hit two batters in addition to issuing two free passes while recording only one out. Nerves likely came into play, but Weissert has had some control issues in the minors this season, registering a 3.7 BB/9 and hitting five batters over 46 innings. He was able to overcome that to post a 1.76 ERA and 0.89 WHIP, however.... See More ... See Less
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