Yankees Sign Ryan Buchter

Yankees Sign Ryan Buchter The Yankees announced Thursday that they’ve signed left-handed reliever Ryan Buchter to a minor league contract and assigned him to their alternate training site. Buchter, who recently elected free agency over an outright assignment from the Angels, will join the Yankees’ 60-man player pool and immediately become a viable depth option.…

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Nationals Select Yadiel Hernandez

Nationals Select Yadiel Hernandez The Nationals are selecting the contract of outfielder Yadiel Hernandez after placing veteran Howie Kendrick on the injured list yesterday, manager Dave Martinez announced to reporters today (Twitter link via Jesse Dougherty of the Washington Post). The team’s recent DFA of Wilmer Difo left them with a vacancy on the 40-man…

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Rangers Promote Sam Huff

Rangers Promote Sam Huff 11:40am: The Rangers have formally selected Huff’s contract, per a team announcement. Outfielder Scott Heineman was optioned to the alternate training site to open a spot on the active roster. 10:40am: The Rangers are set to promote catching prospect Sam Huff to the Major League roster in the wake of Jose…

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