New York Yankees call up Miguel Andujar

Feb 24, 2021; Tampa, Florida, USA; New York Yankees third baseman Miguel Andujar (41) during spring training workouts at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Yankees recalled infielder/outfielder Miguel Andujar from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Friday.

The 2018 American League Rookie of the Year runner-up batted .462 with three homers and five RBIs in the first three games of the minor-league season.

Andujar, 26, is a career .283 hitter with 28 homers and 102 RBIs in 187 games with the Yankees from 2017-20, with most of that production happening in 2018 (27 homers and 92 RBIs).

He played in only 12 games in 2019 due to a shoulder injury and spent most of last season at the team’s alternate training site.

The Yankees cleared room on the roster by optioning right-handed reliever Albert Abreu to their Triple-A affiliate following Thursday’s 7-4 loss to the Houston Astros.

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–Field Level Media