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Yankees acquire RHP Cory Gearrin off waivers from Seattle

August 23, 2019

The Yankees today acquired RHP Cory Gearrin off waivers from the Seattle Mariners and added him to the 40-man roster. Gearrin, 33, appeared in 48 games (two starts) with Seattle this season and went 0-2 with a 3.92 ERA (41.1IP, 18ER). In 318 career appearances (two starts) over eight Major

The Yankees today acquired RHP Cory Gearrin off waivers from the Seattle Mariners and added him to the 40-man roster.

Gearrin, 33, appeared in 48 games (two starts) with Seattle this season and went 0-2 with a 3.92 ERA (41.1IP, 18ER).

In 318 career appearances (two starts) over eight Major League seasons with the Atlanta Braves (2011-13), San Francisco Giants (2015-18), Texas Rangers (2018), Oakland Athletics (2018) and the Seattle Mariners (2019), the right-hander has combined to go 12-11 with five saves and a 3.59 ERA (288.0IP, 115ER). The Chattanooga, Tenn., native was originally selected by Atlanta in the fourth round of the 2007 First-Year Player Draft.

In order to make room on the 40-man roster, the Yankees have released RHP Domingo Acevedo.