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Yanks option Frazier, recall righty Gallegos

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The Yankees optioned outfielder Clint Frazier back to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Sunday following their 10-1 win over the Royals. On Monday, the club recalled right-hander Giovanny Gallegos from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Frazier logged his first big league game of 2018 on Saturday following a prolonged absence with concussion symptoms, going 1-for-2 with a double and two walks out of the No. 7 spot as New York's designated hitter. He did not appear in Sunday's series finale at Kauffman Stadium.

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The Yankees optioned outfielder Clint Frazier back to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Sunday following their 10-1 win over the Royals. On Monday, the club recalled right-hander Giovanny Gallegos from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Frazier logged his first big league game of 2018 on Saturday following a prolonged absence with concussion symptoms, going 1-for-2 with a double and two walks out of the No. 7 spot as New York's designated hitter. He did not appear in Sunday's series finale at Kauffman Stadium.

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This will be Gallegos' first time up this season. In 2017, he went 0-1 with a 4.87 ERA in 16 appearances out of the bullpen.

Frazier sustained the concussion when he made a leaping catch against the wall in a Spring Training game against the Pirates on Feb. 26. He hit .362 with three doubles, two triples and three homers over a 12-game span in Triple-A before his weekend callup. Yankees manager Aaron Boone was impressed by Frazier's one-off performance on Saturday.

"He has earned this opportunity," Boone said of Frazier. "He has played well, swung the bat really well. I know what he is capable of and just want him to go out there and let his talent take over."

Matt Kelly is a reporter for MLB.com based in New York. Follow him on Twitter at @mattkellyMLB.

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