(12/4/2007) The Twins sent SS Chris Basak outright to Triple-A Rochester.
Twins claim INF Basak
(8/17/2007) Yankees minor league infielder Chris Basak was claimed off waivers by the Minnesota Twins on Thursday.
Basak designated for assignment
(8/16/2007) The Yankees designated Chris Basak for assignment Wednesday. They have 10 days to trade, release or outright him to the minor leagues.
Basak sent back to Triple-A
(8/1/2007) The Yankees made two roster moves before their game Wednesday againstthe White Sox, reinstating right-hander Jeff Karstens from the disabled list and optioning infielder Chris Basak to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Karstens takes Scott Proctor's roster spot and Basak's demotion clears the way for Wilson Betemit, who was obtained from the Dodgers in a trade deadline deal.
Yanks add INF Basak to roster
(7/27/2007) The New York Yankees sent struggling starter Kei Igawa to Triple-A Scranton and recalled infielder Chris Basak from the same club Friday.
Basak optioned to Triple-A
(7/1/2007) The Yankees purchased the contract of right-hander Edwar Ramirez from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and optioned infielder Chris Basak to their top farm club. They transferred right-hander Jeff Karstens (right elbow tendonitis) from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day DL to make room for Ramirez on the 40-man roster.
Yankees send down UTL Basak
(7/1/2007) The Yankees sent Chris Basak to the minor leagues and moved Jeff Karstens (broken leg) to the 60-day DL.
Basak makes MLB debut
(6/9/2007) Yankees INF Chris Basak made his major league debut Saturday against the Pirates when he entered as a pinch runner for Alex Rodriguez in the eighth. Basak remained in the game at third base.
Basak could play Thursday
(6/7/2007) SS Derek Jeter might get the day off from manager Joe Torre on Thursday at the White Sox, even though he went 1-for-4 on Wednesday and is batting .326.
Yankees summon INF Chris Basak
(6/5/2007) The New York Yankees recalled left-handed pitcher Sean Henn and purchased the contract of infielder Chris Basak from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, while sending outfielder Kevin Thompson back to Triple-A.
NYY could promote Basak
(6/5/2007) RHP Matt DeSalvo was optioned back to Triple-A Scranton after Monday's game against the White Sox. DeSalvo lasted only 1 1/3 innings, gave up two earned runs, and did not show much aggressiveness against the struggling White Sox. The Yankees are expected to call up a backup first baseman for Tuesday night's game, with Andy Phillips and Chris Basak as the leading candidates.
Yankees make roster moves Friday
(3/30/2007) RP Brian Bruney won a spot in the Yankees bullpen Friday. Colter Bean and Chris Britton will be sent to Triple-A Scranton. "Neither money or age had anything to do with the decisions," general manager Brian Cashman said. "It was who we thought was best for the team." Infielder Chris Basek was reassigned to the minor league camp.
Yankees give SS Basak spring invite
(1/17/2007) The Yankees signed infielder Chris Basak to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training. The 28-year-old Basak spent the last seven years in the New York Mets' system.