The Yankees are running out of numbers so three different players wore No. 65 in three days
The Yankees are running out of uniform numbers. The team has made 18 numbers permanently spoken for and that doesn't include Andy Pettitte's No. 46 nor Jorge Posada's No. 20, which they're set to retire later this summer. Nor does it include the fact that when they inevitably retire Derek Jeter's No. 2, they'll have accounted for Nos. 1-10. So, it's no surprise that they're running out of options.
On Saturday, Bryan Mitchell earned a strange save when he pitched the final three innings of the team's 14-3 win over the Tigers.
On Sunday, Danny Burawa pitched two-thirds of an inning in the team's 12-4 loss to the Tigers.
On Monday, 27-year-old Diego Moreno made his MLB debut, striking out two in the team's 11-8 loss to the Phillies.
It's only a matter of time before they've got to shimmy an extra digit on the back of those pinstriped unis just to give some youngster a shot at making a number his own.