Yankees roster moves for June 3
Prior to tonight’s game, the Yankees made the following roster moves:
· Recalled INF Scott Sizemore from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
· Optioned OF Zoilo Almonte to Scranton/WB.
· Claimed LHP Wade LeBlanc off waivers from Los Angeles-AL.
· Transferred RHP Michael Pineda to the 60-day disabled list.
LeBlanc, 29, made one relief appearance with the Angels this season on 5/30 at Oakland, allowing 4ER in 6.1IP (6H, 2BB, 4K, 2HR) without recording a decision. In nine starts with Triple-A Salt Lake, he was 5-1 with a 3.69 ERA (53.2IP, 22ER), striking out 43 batters with just 14BB.
In 97 career appearances (68 starts) over parts of seven Major League seasons with San Diego (2008-11), Miami (2012-13), Houston (2013) and Los Angeles-AL (2014), he has gone 20-32 with a 4.53 ERA (423.1IP, 213ER) and 285K.