Yankees RHP Silva set to throw batting practice
Yankees pitcher Carlos Silva is scheduled to throw batting
practice for the first time since signing with New York this
Silva threw 45 pitches Thursday in his third bullpen session at
the Yankees’ spring training complex and will throw batting
The right-hander was released by the Chicago Cubs during spring
training and agreed to a minor league contract with New York on
April 9. Silva was 10-6 with a 4.22 ERA in 21 starts with Chicago
last year. He is 70-70 with a 4.68 ERA in 316 games overall.
Also, Kevin Millwood is scheduled to make his second minor
league start Friday at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. The
right-hander allowed one hit over seven shutout innings last Sunday
for Double-A Trenton.
The 36-year-old right-hander signed a minor league deal last
Catcher Francisco Cervelli, out since early March due to a
broken left foot, has joined Class-A Tampa to start a minor league
rehab assignment. He started playing with the Yankees’ extended
spring training team late last week.