On Monday afternoon, the New York Yankees recalled pitcher Luis Cessa. In a corresponding move, Bryan Mitchell has been optioned to Triple A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Cessa, 25, who did not make the Yankees major league club out of spring training, has dominated in Triple A this season. In a team leading 23.1 innings pitched, the Cordoba, Veracruz, Mexico native is 1 -2 with a 1.54 earned run average. In four games started, Cessa has struck out 12, walked nine, and permitted nine runs (four earned) on 24 hits.
Mitchell has struggled this season for the Yankees in a relief role. The 26-year old right hander is 1-1 with a 6.35 ERA. In 11.1 innings pitched, Brian has allowed six walks, eight earned runs, 11 hits and a 1.50 WHIP.