Yankees designate second baseman Brian Roberts for assignment
Roberts, 36, was batting .237 with five home runs and 21 RBI over 91 games this season.
The Yankees opened Thursday at 55-52, three games back in the American League Wild Card race.
Roberts spent his first 13 seasons with the Orioles, earning two American League All-Star appearances, before signing a one-year contract with the Yankees in December.
Brian Roberts will be designated for assignment by the Yankees.— Mark Feinsand (@FeinsandNYDN) July 31, 2014
- Chris Johnson