From the Sports Network:
The Yankees recalled pitcher Matt Smith from Triple-A Columbus and sent down outfielder Kevin Reese to the Clippers before the game. New York also acquired infielder Nick Green from Tampa Bay for cash considerations.
Nick Green? Sure, he’s an OK second baseman with the glove. And, he can do a good job with the bat when he’s facing left-handed pitching. But, where does he fit into the Yankees big league team?
Maybe the Yankees feel that Robinson Cano has been over matched by LHP and want a platoon partner for him? But, who would go to make room on the roster, Andy Phillips?
It will be interesting to see how this plays out.
UPDATE, 12:04 am ET, 5/25/06:
Never mind – I just saw that the Yankees assigned Green to to Triple-A Columbus.