Yankees Call Up Kevin Whelan, Send Dickerson Down 3

kevin-whelanThe Yankees have added another pitcher to the roster, RHP Kevin Whelan and have sent down outfielder Chris Dickerson to make room on the roster, according to Chad Jennings of the Journal News.

Whelan is not on the 40-man roster, but they can easily make room for him by moving Joba Chamberlain or Justin Maxwell to the 60-day DL.

Whelan, 27, has a 1.67 ERA over 27 innings in 25 games. He has a 10.0 K/9 and a 2.0 BB/9  ratio. If he maintains that he could do well in the major leagues. His walk ratio is generally closer to 5.2 BB/9, his career minor league average.

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3 thoughts on “Yankees Call Up Kevin Whelan, Send Dickerson Down

  • Gonzalo Hiram Reyes Casanova

    Rob can you explain me what's the purpose of bringing Sanit again?
    Why not Wordekemper, Silva, Kontos, Flores(lefty) or even Carlyle.

    And definitively not Phelps, Warren or Mitchell, not Joba rules, they're starters not relievers let's not mess with them (i hope it won't go bad with Noesi).

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