New York Yankees Assign Clint Frazier, Rough Smell, Tyler Wade to the mission
NEWYORK — Clint Frazierterm of office Yankees may have come to an end after five unsuccessful seasons when New York appointed him on duty Friday to open a spot on the roster for a potential client ahead of the draft winter meeting.
Frazier may be asked for an exemption by another large coalition team. Otherwise, he could be assigned to the minors entirely, but he would have the right to refuse the assignment and become a free agent since he has had at least three years of league service. big fight.
Infielders Raw smell and Tyler Wade has also been assigned for assignment.
Now 27, Frazier was the fifth overall pick in Cleveland’s 2013 amateur draft and a prized prospect when he was acquired by the Yankees in the July 2016 trade that sent the reliever. Andrew Miller for the Indians.
Frazier made his major league debut in July 2017, but he has never made more than 246 appearances in a season. His 2018 season was ruined when he collided with an offfield wall at Bradenton, Florida, during a practice game in the spring, concussion leaving him with just 41 appearances during the season. there.
He hit 0.267 with 12 own goals and 38 RBIs in 2019 but struggled with defence, scoring low against Boston in June of that year when he misjudged Eduardo Nunez’s club, Andrew Benintendi and Michael Chavis.
His defense has improved a lot this season, but he hit 0.186 with five own goals and 15 RBIs. He didn’t play after June 30 because of what the Yankees called vertigo.
“I would love the opportunity to speak about this situation publicly and probably plan to do so soon,” Frazier wrote on Twitter on October 11. “My affairs are very personal to with me and I want to deal with it privately, but there are a lot of inaccuracies reported about my injury that I’ll clarify.”
Frazier had a salary of $2.1 million last season and has already qualified as a referee.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said last week that Frazier is working in Atlanta before 2022.
“There’s a lot of expectation and optimism that it won’t matter when he goes into next season,” Cashman said.
New York also trades on the right Nick Nelson come Philadelphia Phillies together with the small league catcher Donny Sands for midfielder TJ Rumfield and left-handed player Joel Valdez.
With these moves, the Yankees were able to defend five prospects in next month’s draft winter meeting. The Yankees have selected right-handers Stephen Ridings and Ron Marinaccio, midfielder Oswaldo Cabrera, midfielder Everson Pereira and left-winger JP Sears into the tournament’s XI.
https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/32669118/new-york-yankees-designate-clint-frazier-rougned-odor-tyler-wade-assignment New York Yankees Assign Clint Frazier, Rough Smell, Tyler Wade to the mission