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Yankees prospect Randy Vásquez to debut Friday vs Padres


May 26, 2023

NEW YORK (AP) — Randy Vásquez will be referred to as up to the New York Yankees to make his significant league debut in Friday night’s series opener against the San Diego Padres.

Yankees manager Aaron Boone stated the 24-year-old suitable-hander will be utilised either as an opener or in relief. New York is brief on beginning pitching although Domingo Germán serves a ten-game suspension by means of Saturday for violating baseball’s prohibition of foreign substances on the mound.

“He did some superior issues in spring coaching — superior arm, superior stuff, he’s been pitching fairly nicely,” Boone stated of Vásquez. “He’s the subsequent guy up suitable now with an chance.”

Vásquez was 1- with a five.14 ERA in 3 spring coaching appearances for the Yankees, striking out seven and walking 4 in seven innings. He is 1-five with a four.85 ERA at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, but has a two.14 ERA in his final 4 begins, striking out 22 and walking seven in 21 innings.

Luis Severino will get started Saturday against the Padres on 5 days’ rest soon after pitching four two/three innings in his season debut at Cincinnati. Severino had been sidelined due to the fact spring coaching with a strained lat muscle.

Yankees ace Gerrit Cole will get started on normal 4 days’ rest on Sunday in the series finale against the Padres. Germán will return to the mound Monday when the Yankees get started a trip at Seattle.


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