Before tonight’s game, the Tampa Yankees announced that right-handed pitcher Kyle Haynes has been transferred to Tampa from Extended Spring Training. In a corresponding roster move pitcher, Josh Roeder was transferred to Extended Spring Training.
Haynes, 28, has been with the organization since he was traded to the Yankees from the Pittsburgh Pirates in December 2013. In five minor league seasons, he owns a 20-28 record with a 3.86 ERA and 359 strikeouts in 419 2/3 innings. The last two seasons he split his time between the Trenton Thunder and the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
The last time Haynes pitched for the Tampa Yankees was in 2014 when he went 5-5 with a 3.49 ERA over 39 games out of the bullpen.
Roeder, 24, appeared in just one game for Tampa this season allowing a run on two hits over three innings of work and striking out three. The last two seasons he pitched for the Staten Island Yankees where he worked primarily as a reliever appearing in 35 games.