My day was mostly about finally buying groceries and finally cleaning my apartment, but I did manage to catch several innings of today’s game, including every pitch from the bullpen.
Sergio Mitre gave the Yankees a quality start and David Robertston went a long way toward redeeming himself — that was a big pitch to Morneau — but Joba Chamberlain and Mariano Rivera proved to be human afterall.
The past 24 hours haven’t been much better for former Yankees relievers.
• Edwar Ramirez was designated for assignment by the Athletics.
• Chad Gaudin was also designated by Oakland.
• Brian Bruney was designated for assignment by the Nationals.
Hard to see any of those three fitting for the Yankees.
Some good news from within the organization, Josh Norris is reporting that Hector Noesi has been promoted to Double-A. Noesi was added to the 40-man roster this winter. He had 53 three strikeouts and only six walks with High-A Tampa.