Friday was the tender deadline in Major League Baseball, and in order to make room on the roster, the Yankees had to make a tough decision.
In the end, the Yankees decided to non-tender Jacob Lindgren, making him a free agent.
Lindgren was the Yankees top draft pick in 2014 out of Mississippi State and made the Major Leagues the following year. However, Lindgren suffered a plethora of injuries. His latest injury was a torn elbow ligament which needed Tommy John surgery.The injury will keep Lindgren out until at least 2018.
With the release of Lindgren, the Yankees roster is now set at 39.