Yankees sign reliever, cut starting pitcher | What it means

Yankees sign reliever, cut starting pitcher | What it means

BOSTON — The Yankees called in more reinforcements. On Thursday, they signed righty reliever Sal Romano and cut righty starting pitcher Asher Wojciechowski before a game against the Red Sox at Fenway Park. Yankees Insider: Get exclusive news, behind-the-scenes observations and the ability to text message directly with beat writers Wojciechowski gave up two runs on three hits, four strikeouts and three walks in his only start for the Yankees on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium. Romano had pitched 14 games for the Reds with a 5.23 ERA. The 27-year-old was designated for assignment by the Reds on May 14. The Yankees signed him on May 19, and he pitched 18 games at a 3.47 ERA at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Romano figures to stay in the back of the Yankees’ bullpen for mop up time. A former starting pitcher, Romano ahs a career 5.15 ERA in 83 big-league games. From the Yankees following Wednesday night’s win: The Yankees recorded their seventh “walk-off” win of the season...went 4-1 on their shortened five-game homestand...have won four straight games, their longest winning streak since their …
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