Posted May 26, 2013 on AP on Fox
The New York Yankees have added left-hander David Huff to the roster and designated outfielder Ben Francisco for assignment. The moves were announced before Sunday's game at Tampa Bay. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said the addition of Huff, who was claimed on waivers from Cleveland on Saturday, gives the team a second lefty in the bullpen and a reliever that can pitch multiple innings. ''I think you can use him a lot of different ways,'' Girardi said. Huff made three relief appearances with the Indians this season, allowing five earned runs in three innings. ''I'm super excited to be here,'' Huff said. Huff started the season at Triple-A Columbus, where he was 3-1 with a 4.07 ERA over nine games, including two starts. Francisco hit just .114 with one homer and one RBI in 21 games. Left-hander Andy Pettitte felt fine one day after throwing a bullpen session for the first time since going on the 15-day disabled list May 17 because of a strained left trapezius muscle in his uppe...
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