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New York Yankees reinstate pitcher Justin Wilson from IL

Mar 1, 2021; Tampa, FL, USA; New York Yankees Justin Wilson (34) poses during media day at Steinbrenner Field. Mandatory Credit: MLB Photos via USA Today Sports

The New York Yankees reinstated left-handed reliever Justin Wilson from the 10-day injured list Friday.

The 33-year-old left a March 22 spring training game with tightness in his left shoulder.

Wilson signed on for his second stint with the Yankees in free agency in February after two seasons with the New York Mets.

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He recorded a 2.91 ERA in 58 2/3 innings pitched with the Mets. He appeared in 74 games with the Yankees in 2015 and compiled a 5-0 record with a 3.10 ERA.

Wilson is 32-22 with a 3.27 ERA in 429 1/3 innings pitched across nine seasons. All 480 of his appearances have been in relief. He has spent time with the Pittsburgh Pirates (2012-14), Detroit Tigers (2016-17) and the Chicago Cubs (2017-18), in addition to his time with both New York teams.

–Field Level Media

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