In a very, very underrated move, the Yankees agreed to a very cheap, two-year deal with RHP, David Aardasma. Aardasma, who saved 69 games for the Mariners in 2009 and 2010, did not pitch last year after undergoing Tommy John surgery in July. Due to the recovery time associated with the surgery, Aardasma could join the Yanks in the second half. If he makes the big league roster this year, Aardasma will make $500,000. The same salary structure applies for next season.

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Essentially, the league minimum is $400,000 so the Aardasma signing carries little to no risk for the Yanks. If he does not rehab or perform well, the Yankees can cut him. If turns out to be a viable bullpen option, the Yankees have a very nice, cheap option on their hands.

Since the Yankees agreed to a Major League contract with Aardasma, a move needed to be made to the 40-man active roster. LHP Pedro Feliciano, who still hasn’t made his Yankee debut, was put on the 60-day DL.

This was just Cashman being Cashmoney.