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Sunday April 21st 2024


Chad Moeller Called Up, Jeff Natale Signed by New York Yankees

are a couple of quick items this afternoon.

According to Jack Curry of the YES Network, the Yankees have called up veteran catcher Chad Moeller from Triple-A Scranton to replace Jorge Posada , who could miss up to a month with a broken foot.

To make room for him on the 40-man roster, the Yankees transferred Nick Johnson to the 60-day DL.

Moeller will serve primarily as the backup to Francisco Cervelli. In 29 at-bats in Triple-A this season Moeller is batting .207 with a .233 OBP and a .310 slugging. No, he’s not going to beat anybody with his bat; he is just here until Posada returns.

For those of you who don’t remember, Moeller was actually with the Yankees in 2008. Back then both Posada and Jose Molina were ...

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