The Yankees announced that Tommy Kahnle was recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. In a corresponding move, Cessa was optioned back to Triple-A.
Kahnle started the season with the big league club, but struggled throughout his first eight appearances. On June 4, after a DL stint, the Yankees decided to option the right-hander to Triple-A in hopes that he would regain his form.
In 23 appearances for the RailRiders, the 28-year-old is 2-2 with a 2.66 ERA. He is expected to be at Fenway Park for the start of Friday night’s contest.
It is possible that Kahnle’s stay in the big leagues won’t last very long. Prior to Saturday’s game, the Yankees must make a roster spot to call-up Chance Adams, the team’s probable starter. The outcome of Friday night’s game should dictate the roster move that the organization decides to make.
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