The New York Yankees formally launched outfielder Aaron Hicks on Friday, practically every week after he was designated for task
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The Yankees additionally recalled right-hander Randy Vazquez from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, whereas left-hander Nick Ramirez was optioned to Triple-A
Hicks departs greater than two years left on a seven-year, $70 million contract signed in 2019. He was batting .188 with one house run and 5 RBIs in 28 video games this season.
New York will owe the 33-year-old $10.5 million for the rest of this season and a mixed $19 million over the following two seasons.
Hicks is a profession .230 hitter with 101 homers and 356 RBIs in 898 profession video games with the Minnesota Twins and Yankees
“It’s what it’s,” Hicks stated, per the New York Publish, after he was designated for task. “It is a part of the enterprise aspect of it. Simply received to maneuver on to the following chapter. … This can be a superb baseball workforce. It form of appeared prefer it wasn’t figuring out for me.”
Vazquez, 24, is poised to make his main league debut. He’s 1-5 with a 4.85 ERA in 9 begins at Triple-A this season.
Ramirez, 33, had a 2.00 ERA in six reduction appearances for the Yankees this season. He’s 6-5 with a 4.36 ERA in 70 profession reduction appearances for the Detroit Tigers (2019-20), San Diego Padres (2021) and Yankees
–Area Stage Media