Clint Frazier is formally now not a Yankee.
The crew introduced Tuesday that it launched Frazier and infielder Rougned Scent, 4 days once they have been designated for task. Tyler Wade used to be additionally DFA’d, however the Yankees traded him to the Angels on Monday for a participant to be named later or money.
Frazier, 27, used to be the important thing piece within the go back for Andrew Miller in a 2016 business with Cleveland. The No. 5 pick out within the 2013 draft — whom Yankees GM Brian Cashman hailed for his “mythical” bat velocity — used to be named the beginning left fielder for the 2021 season after a powerful appearing right through the shortened 2020 marketing campaign, however didn’t play after June 30 on account of well being problems associated with dizziness.
“We poured into him up to we in all probability may,” Aaron Boone stated of Frazier on Monday. “I do really feel he made in point of fact excellent strides in a large number of spaces in his recreation at other instances. One of the vital time overlooked with illnesses and accidents are what in the end stored him from discovering a constant trail [in the majors] and at other instances it used to be being slightly blocked through some guys at the roster.”