Roster Moves: Ellsbury, Heathcott and Whitley


Jacoby+Ellsbury+Toronto+Blue+Jays+v+New+York+aO6BkQ20zS6lThe Yankees made a few roster moves early this morning, so here’s the quick rundown of what they were:

— The Yankees have placed OF Jacoby Ellsbury on the 15-day disabled list with a right knee sprain.

— The Yankees have signed OF Slade Heathcott to a Major League contract and placed him on the 25-man roster.

— To place Heathcott on the 40-man roster, the Yankees have moved RHP Chase Whitley (UCL tear) from the 15-day DL to the 60-day disabled list.