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Lail, Mantiply Gets Call to the Big Leagues

On Sunday morning, the New York Yankees announced that they placed left-handed pitcher Stephen Tarpley on the 10-day injured list with a left elbow impingement and signed left-hander Joe Mantiply and right-handed pitcher Brady Lail to major league contracts.

To make room on the 40-man roster the Yankees transferred Giancarlo Stanton to the 60-day disabled list.

Mantiply, 28, has not pitched in the majors since making his debut in September 2016. The lefty reliever appeared in five MLB games, allowing five earned runs on 2 2/3 innings of work.  He spent the 2017 season in the Yankees organization, appearing in 35 games, six starts, for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.  With the RailRiders that season he allowed 22 earned runs over 70 innings and struck out 62 batters.

Brady Lail (Cheryl Pursell)

Lail, 26, has been with the Yankees organization after being selected in the 18th round of the 2012 draft out of Bingham High School in South Jordan, Utah.  In 181 career minor league games, 112 starts, he struck out 583 batters over 733 2/3 innings of work, earning a 51-32 record and a career 3.91 ERA.

He spent parts of the last five season in Triple-A, where he owns a career 21-19 record with a 5.06 ERA in 84 games, 46 starts, with 222 strikeouts over 316 2/3 innings of work with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.

This season, Lail has appeared in 20 games, 1 start, for the Tampa Tarpons, Trenton Thunder, and Scranton.  Overall, he owns a combined 4-1 record, with a 2.79 ERA and 55 strikeouts over 42 innings.

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