Tyler Austin headlines the list of those promoted through the system in the past few days (Photo Credit: Mark LoMoglio/Yankees)
Every year on September 1st, Major League Baseball expands their rosters from 25 players to 40 players, pulling players mainly from their Triple-A affiliate. The result is some players realizing their dreams of playing in the Major Leagues, while also stripping potential playoff contending minor league teams of some of their key players. As a result, the first couple days of September often see vast movement throughout each team’s minor league system. For the Yankees, there were moves at all three top levels, where two of the teams have already clinched division titles and are well on their way to the playoffs.
After seeing six players called up 0n Friday and IF Ramiro Pena designated for assignment, the International League North champions had quite a few holes to fill on the roster. To do so, they pulled from both the Trento...