Acevedo was reassigned to minor-league camp Monday.
Once a promising prospect, Acevedo's stock has fallen as he will turn 26 in June but has been unable to break through in the majors. He pitched well this spring, hurling four scoreless innings and picking up two saves while striking out three batters, but he'll likely begin the season with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. In 16.2 frames at that level in 2019, Acevedo allowed 10 earned runs while striking out 21 batters.
Acevedo re-signed Tuesday with the Yankees on a minor-league contract, Andersen Pickard of MLBDailyDish.com reports.
The Yankees released Acevedo on Friday, but the decision to bring him back just four days later suggests he may have only been cut loose to provide the organization's Triple-A affiliate in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre with some temporary roster flexibility. The 25-year-old was a heralded prospect a few seasons ago, but his long-term outlook is no longer quite as promising after he transitioned to a full-time relief role this spring.
Acevedo was released by the Yankees on Friday, Matt Kardos of MLB.com reports.
Acevedo used to be a notable prospect in the Yankees' system, but injuries and poor command quickly made him a relief prospect, and more injuries made him expendable. He should get a minor-league contract before spring training next year if he proves to be healthy.
Acevedo (undisclosed) was placed on the minor-league injured list Thursday, Conor Foley of The Times-Tribune reports.
It's unclear when Acevedo picked up the injury or how long it will keep him sidelined at this point. Prior to landing on the shelf, the right-hander compiled a 5.40 ERA, 1.42 WHIP and 21:4 K:BB across 16.2 innings with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Acevedo was optioned to Double-A Trenton on Wednesday.
Acevedo had been in big-league camp but wasn't considered a candidate for an Opening Day roster spot. He could make his debut at some point this season, though, as he's on the 40-man roster and recorded a 2.92 ERA in 64.2 innings for Trenton last season.
Acevedo (biceps) tossed live batting practice Tuesday, Coley Harvey of ESPN.com reports.
Acevedo's participation is this level of activity in the early stages of spring training suggests he's back to full strength after a biceps strain caused him to finish the previous campaign on the 7-day DL at Double-A Trenton. The 24-year-old should thus be available when the Yankees begin their Grapefruit League schedule Saturday versus the Red Sox. Acevedo could be headed back to Double-A once camp ends after his health woes limited him to 69.1 total innings in 2018.
Acevedo was placed on the 7-day disabled list for Double-A Trenton with a biceps strain, Greg Johnson of The Trentonian reports.
Acevedo hits the DL for the third time this season. The 24-year-old has posted an excellent 2.92 ERA in 64.2 innings at the Double-A level. It was announced last week that he would be going to the Arizona Fall League to make up for lost time, but it's unclear if that will still be the case, given this latest injury.
Acevedo was placed on the 7-day disabled list Sunday at Double-A Trenton with upper-arm soreness, Greg Johnson of The Trentonian reports.
Acevedo appeared to have sustained a serious injury when he exited his start Saturday in considerable pain, but initial scans apparently cleared him of any structural damage to his right arm. The Yankees have yet to establish a timetable for Acevedo's return to the mound. The 24-year-old has submitted a 3.06 ERA and 50:19 K:BB across 61.2 innings with Trenton this season.
Acevedo departed from his start Saturday for Double-A Trenton with an apparently serious arm injury, Greg Johnson of The Trentonian reports.
He departed his start in the top of the fifth inning after grimacing following a pitch. While it's unclear what the exact nature of the injury is, Johnson said it did not look good.
Acevedo was optioned to Double-A Trenton following Saturday's win over the Mets.
Acevedo was promoted from Double-A prior to Saturday's game but did not enter the contest, making his first stint in the majors an uneventful one. The 24-year-old should return to his starting role with Trenton, where he has a 2.84 ERA and 1.13 WHIP over 50.2 innings this season.
Acevedo was recalled from Double-A Trenton on Saturday.
Acevedo was sporting a 2.84 ERA and 1.14 WHIP with a 40:18 K:BB across 50.2 innings with the Thunder this season. Though he started eight of his 11 appearances with Trenton, he's expected to serve out of the Yankees bullpen, as manager Aaron Boone stated that Luis Cessa would be called up to take Domingo German's spot in the rotation after the latter was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre following Friday's loss to the Mets, per Brendan Kuty of NJ.com. Look for Acevedo to be utilized out of low-leverage situations during his first cup of coffee in the majors.
Acevedo (finger) was activated from the minor-league disabled list Monday, Matt Kardos of MLB.com reports.
Acevedo is set to rejoin the Thunder's rotation after missing the past six weeks with a finger injury. The 24-year-old, who last pitched April 11, compiled a 2.61 ERA and 8:7 K:BB across 10.1 innings (two starts) before landing on the shelf. Acevedo could work his way back to the highest level of the minors this summer if he pitches well upon his return.
Acevedo (finger) was added to the 7-day disabled list Friday, Matt Kardos of MLB.com reports.
Acevedo was off to a strong start to the year, allowing only five hits and three runs in 10 innings. He has an 8:7 K:BB, and he threw 57 strikes compared to just 29 balls in his last outing against the Vlad Guerrero Jr. and Bo Bichette-led Fisher Cats. If the 23-year-old continues to pound the strike zone once back from injury, a promotion to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre could be on the horizon.
The Yankees optioned Acevedo to Double-A Trenton on Saturday, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.
Manager Aaron Boone finalized the Yankees' Opening Day rotation Saturday in naming Jordan Montgomery as the team's No. 5 starter, and Acevedo was never viewed as a serious candidate for that role. Acevedo was always expected to report back to Trenton to begin the upcoming campaign after supplying a 2.38 ERA and 1.04 WHIP in 79.1 innings at the Double-A level in 2017. If he continues to perform well in his first handful of starts with Trenton this season, Acevedo could move up to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Acevedo was added to the 40-man roster Monday.
Now that he's on the 40-man roster, Acevedo will be protected from the Rule 5 draft. Acevedo climbed from High-A Tampa to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre during the 2017 season. However, he was sent back to Double-A Trenton after a pair of rough outings with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. By the end of the year, Acevedo had earned a 3.92 ERA and 1.20 WHIP across the three levels. The 23-year-old righty will look to continue his development over the 2018 campaign.
Acevedo, 23, has a 3.23 ERA and 138:33 K:BB in 128 innings across three levels this season.
Acevedo made it all the way up to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre but struggled in two starts, resulting in a demotion to Double-A Trenton. Acevedo has spent the bulk of his time in 2017 at Double-A, posting a 2.30 ERA and 78:16 K:BB in 74.1 innings. The 6-foot-7 Acevedo throws hard, throws strikes, and could see the big leagues as early as next season.
Acevedo was promoted to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, Brendan Kuty of NJ.com reports.
Acevedo has been stellar since moving from High-A to Double-A earlier in the season -- he's compiled a 1.62 ERA, 0.81 WHIP and 31:3 K:BB through five starts (33.1 innings) with Trenton. If he's able to adapt well to competition at Triple-A, the 23-year-old pitching prospect could see a cup of coffee with the big club later in the season.
Acevedo, 23, has a 1.78 ERA and 26:2 K:BB through 25.1 innings since being promoted to Double-A Trenton.
Acevedo posted a 52:9 K:BB in 41.1 innings at High-A prior to the promotion, but he's been even better of late despite the jump in levels. Opposing batters are hitting just .213 against the 6-foot-7 righty through four starts at Double-A. The Bronx Bombers are amassing a formidable future rotation with Chance Adams, Justus Sheffield and Acevedo, and that does not even include the injured James Kaprielian.
Acevedo, 22, has a 3.22 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 54:15 K:BB in 50.1 innings since his promotion to High-A Tampa.
In terms of realistic upside, Acevedo may be the best pitching prospect in the Yankees' system. Most pitchers who are as tall as Acevedo (6-foot-7) take a while to get their control in check, but at 22 years old, he has a 1.13 WHIP and just 22 walks in 93 innings across High-A and Low-A, so while he is not a finished product, he is ahead of the curve in that area of his game. He also has 102 strikeouts over that span, thanks to a 80-grade fastball and an above average changeup. The development of his slider will be the determining factor as to whether he ends up a reliever or starter, but he should offer fantasy value in either role, as he would profile as a future closer if he ends up in the bullpen.
Acevedo, 22, has a 2.60 ERA and 19:3 K:BB through 17.1 innings for Low-A Charleston.
Acevedo can hit triple-digits on the radar gun, while also possessing improving secondary offerings. He has a high ceiling but his future role remains uncertain at this point in time.
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