Yankees acquire INF Antonelli off waivers
The Yankees have acquired minor league infielder Matt Antonelli
off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.
The 27-year-old appeared in 29 games with Triple-A Norfolk this
season, batting .204 (19 for 93) with four doubles, one home run
and seven RBIs.
The Yankees announced the move Thursday.
Antonelli has played games at first base, second base, third
base and shortstop this season. He’s also seen time in left
Taken 17th overall by San Diego in the 2006 amateur draft,
Antonelli saw his only big league action in 2008. He batted .193
(11 for 57) with one home run and three RBIs.
To make room on the 40-man roster for Antonelli, the Yankees
transferred LHP Cesar Cabral (broken left elbow) to the 60-day