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Yankees claim pitcher Luke Bard off waivers from Rays

Jun 14, 2022; Bronx, New York, USA; Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Luke Bard (46) pitches the ball against the New York Yankees during the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tom Horak-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Tom Horak-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Yankees claimed right-hander Luke Bard off waivers Friday from the Tampa Bay Rays.

The Yankees assigned the 31-year-old reliever to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Bard was 1-1 with a 1.93 ERA in eight appearances before being designated for assignment on Monday.

He is 4-4 with a 4.50 ERA through 54 career games (three starts) with the Los Angeles Angels (2018-20) and Rays.

–Field Level Media