New York Yankees Place Pitcher On Waivers

The New York Yankees have been active in making changes to their pitching staff in recent days.

On Friday, the team designated right-handed pitcher Colton Brewer for assignment following his lackluster performance in Thursday's game against the Minnesota Twins.

Brewer gave up four runs in just over three innings of relief pitching, and the Yankees needed to add fresh arms to their bullpen. The team called up Greg Weissert from Triple-A to take Brewer's place on the active roster.

Brewer had been acquired by the Yankees from the Tampa Bay Rays at the start of the season, but he struggled during his brief stint with the team. In just over eight innings pitched, he gave up four runs, leading to his placement on waivers.

This means that the Yankees have removed him from their active roster and must now decide his future with the organization. They will have a week to either trade him or pass him through waivers.

Over his five-year career, the 30-year-old holds a 4.98 ERA, 1.77 WHIP, with 92 strikeouts across 99.1 innings of work and 84 appearances. Photo Credit: Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports