Yankees cut Williams and Kaprielian from Major League camp

Following the New York Yankees 11-5 rout over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday afternoon, the team made a few more cuts from Major League camp.

The Yankees announced they had optioned OF Mason Williams to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and reassigned him to minor league camp. Also after making a strong Spring debut, the Yankees reassigned James Kaprielian to minor league camp.

With the two recent cuts, the number of players at camp stands at 47. This includes the addition of Ernesto Frieri, the injured Tyler Austin and the five players currently playing in the World Baseball Classic.

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5 Responses to Yankees cut Williams and Kaprielian from Major League camp

  1. Bernard A Watson says:

    IIf the new big "3" hit,And the pitching hold up ,The Yankees will be fine,If not back to the drawing board , The Yankees have à long term plan.

  2. Olie says:

    All these young players the Yanks have need to play. Better them playing everyday in minors than platooning in the bigs! Hopefully the team will be patient with these kids. When they are r ready no will stop them. Also I wouldn't be giving up on Mason Williams just yet! Talent always wins out!

  3. Ron says:

    Hope Rob Refsnyder makes it, he;s playing all over the place.

  4. Jim says:

    Rob's spring is go to end up giving him a job as a utility player in Scranton. If he can start hitting there, they'll probably trade him.

    As to the prospects, I think the Yanks are ready to do this the right way. Let them mature in the minors, only shuttle those meant for the bullpen up and down.

  5. Terry says:

    Unfortunately missed JK's outing but all reports are good, in fact very good. Only one spring start and there's still a lot of really good players away at the WBC, but still very encouraging. Interesting that he and Adams were both assigned to the MiL camp together. Are they going to bring both along slower? Cessa hurt his case seemingly. The race for the rotation spots are going down to the wire. Severing and Mitchell with the latest surge.

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