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Preston Claiborne | Relief Pitcher

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (26) / 1/21/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 225
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Yankees optioned RHP Preston Claiborne to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Claiborne has posted a 3.57 ERA in 17 2/3 innings this season with the Yanks. He should be back eventually. Jun 4 - 4:16 PM

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Yankees recalled RHP Preston Claiborne from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Claiborne has allowed one run over four relief frames in his two relief appearances with the big club this season. He'll work in middle relief.
Apr 27 - 2:34 PM

Yankees optioned RHP Preston Claiborne to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Claiborne threw 32 pitches in relief of Michael Pineda on Wednesday night, so it's no surprise to see him head back to the minors. He should be back at some point soon.
Apr 24 - 4:26 PM

Yankees recalled RHP Preston Claiborne from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Claiborne allowed just one earned run over his first six relief innings at Triple-A to earn the promotion. He'll work in middle relief.
Apr 20 - 10:00 AM

Preston Claiborne failed to retire any of the six batters he faced Wednesday against the Blue Jays.

Claiborne was a very reliable reliever for the Yankees for five months last season before struggling in September. Unfortunately, he's continued to flounder in March, amassing a 14.29 ERA. It's most likely going to cost him his spot in the Yankees pen.
Mar 26 - 5:44 PM

Yankees optioned RHP Preston Claiborne to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

The move clears a roster spot for shortstop Derek Jeter, who will return from the disabled list on Monday night. Claiborne has a 2.78 ERA in 45 1/3 major league innings this year and should be back in September.
Mon, Aug 26, 2013 10:11:00 AM

Yankees recalled RHP Preston Claiborne from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

He'll serve as the 26th man for Tuesday's doubleheader against the Blue Jays. Claiborne owns a quality 2.88 ERA and 1.18 WHIP over 40 2/3 innings this season.
Tue, Aug 20, 2013 12:24:00 PM

Yankees optioned RHP Preston Claiborne to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Claiborne boasts a 2.88 ERA and 1.18 WHIP over 40 2/3 relief innings for the Yankees this season, but the club decided to keep a pair of long relievers. He'll be back when rosters expand.
Fri, Aug 16, 2013 04:01:00 PM

Yankees purchased the contract of RHP Preston Claiborne from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Claiborne will be making his major league debut when he gets into a game. He holds a 3.00 ERA with 199 strikeouts over 204 1/4 career minor league innings. The right-hander will work in middle relief.
Fri, May 3, 2013 03:35:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Brian McCann
2Francisco Cervelli
1B1Mark Teixeira
2B1Stephen Drew
SS1Derek Jeter
2Brendan Ryan
3B1Chase Headley
2Alex Rodriguez
LF1Brett Gardner
CF1Jacoby Ellsbury
RF1Martin Prado
2Ichiro Suzuki
DH1Carlos Beltran
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Masahiro Tanaka
2Hiroki Kuroda
3Michael Pineda
4David Phelps
5Brandon McCarthy
6Shane Greene
7Chris Capuano
8CC Sabathia
9Ivan Nova
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1David Robertson
2Dellin Betances
3Shawn Kelley
4Adam Warren
5David Huff
6Chase Whitley
7Esmil Rogers
8Rich Hill
9Chris Leroux