(8/1/2008) The Yankees reinstated reliever Brian Bruney from the 60-day disabled list before their game against the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night. Bruney, who tore a ligament in his right foot on April 22, arrived in the Bronx fewer than two hours before the game and was still in street clothes about an hour before the start. He was available to pitch. The right-hander was just relieved to be back in New York, finally. "I feel good," Bruney said. "It's a little later than I wanted to be back, but you gotta take their schedule and do what they want," he said. Bruney was added to the 40-man roster, and since the Yankees were below the limit, no player had to be removed. Reliever Chris Britton was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes Barre.
Yankees bring up RP Britton
(7/31/2008) The Yankees recalled RHP Chris Britton from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and designated C Chad Moeller for assignment Thursday.
Britton optioned off 15-day DL
(7/6/2008)Chris Britton (oblique) has pitched three scoreless innings on his rehab assignment in the Gulf Coast League, but the Yankees decided to bring him off the DL and option him to the minors Sunday.
Britton on Class A rehab stint
(7/6/2008)Chris Britton (oblique) has pitched three scoreless innings on his rehab assignment in the Gulf Coast League.
Britton to disabled list
(6/6/2008) The Yankees placed reliever Chris Britton on the 15-day disabled list and recalled right-hander Dan Giese from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Girardi said Britton pulled a ribcage muscle on his left side while warming up in the bullpen Thursday. Britton is 0-0 with a 1.29 ERA in seven innings spanning four relief appearances with the Yankees this season.
Britton joins Yanks a fourth time
(5/28/2008) The New York Yankees placed right-handed starter Ian Kennedy on the disabled list Wednesday, and recalled RP Chris Britton from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes Barre to take his roster spot. Britton joined the Yankees for the fourth time this season.
Britton sent to back to minors
(5/20/2008) The Yankees sent reliever Chris Britton to the minors to make room on the roster to activate Alex Rodriguez on Tuesday night.
Britton called up by Yankees
(5/10/2008) The New York Yankees placed righthanded pitcher Jonathan Albaladejo on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday with an elbow injury. The 25-year-old was pulled in the sixth inning of the team's 6-5 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. Preliminary tests revealed an elbow strain or sprain, but he'll be sent back to New York for an MRI on Monday. In a related move, the Yankees recalled right-hander Chris Britton from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to fill out the 25-man roster.
Yankees send Britton to Triple-A
(5/9/2008) The Yankees optioned RP Chris Britton to Triple-A before Friday's game at Detroit to clear a roster spot for SP Kei Igawa. Britton pitched 2 2/3 scoreless innings.
Britton has short stay in minors
(4/30/2008) The Yankees optioned Chris Stewart to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Wednesday and recalled reliever Chris Britton from their top farm club just one day after they sent him down. They also signed catcher Chad Moeller after designating him for assignment on Friday. Moeller cleared waivers, declined an assignment to Scranton, then signed a free-agent deal with New York. Reliever Sean Henn was reinstated from a rehab stint and designated for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster.
(4/29/2008) LoHud.com reports that Chris Britton was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes Barre prior to Tuesday's game against Detroit.
C Moeller goes down; RP Britton up
(4/25/2008) The Yankees called up RP Chris Britton from Scranton and designated for assignment veteran C Chad Moeller. Britton was 2-1 with a 2.45 ERA in eight games at Triple-A. He stay with New York could be a short one. With Cleveland set to pitch left-handers Jeremy Sowers, C.C. Sabathia and Aaron Laffey over the next three days, manager Joe Girardi said he may recall right-handed hitter Shelley Duncan from the minors.
(3/24/2008) The Yankees optioned RHP Chris Britton to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Monday. He had a 1.80 ERA in five innings this spring.
Britton back up with Yankees
(8/29/2007) The Yankees optioned LHP Sean Henn to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and recalled reliever Chris Britton from their top farm club Tuesday.
Britton coming back Tuesday?
(8/28/2007) LHP Sean Henn gave up nine runs (seven earned) on eight hits and five walks and probably punched his ticket back to Triple-A Scranton. It was his fourth straight poor outing, and the club needs a fresh arm for the Boston series starting Tuesday. RHP Chris Britton, at Scranton, is a leading candidate for recall.
Britton sent down to Triple-A
(6/9/2007) Needing to make room on the roster for Roger Clemens, the New York Yankees optioned reliever Chris Britton to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Saturday.
RP Britton sticks with Yankees
(6/3/2007) Chris Britton has stuck around in the Yankees bullpen, despite thoughts he would be a temporary call-up.
(6/3/2007) Chris Britton was called up for long relief before Rogers Clemens' activation, but with that put off, Britton could be sent down before Kei Igawa makes his return to the Yankees' rotation for a start before Clemens returns over the weekend vs. the Pirates.
Britton up for a New York minute
(6/2/2007) Chris Britton was called up from Triple-A Scranton, but he'll only be a temporary addition. The Yankees are expected to option him back on Monday, to clear room for RHP Roger Clemens' debut start this year, at the Chicago White Sox.
Yanks bring up Britton Friday
(6/1/2007) The Yankees sent right-hander Matt DeSalvo to Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre on Friday and called up righty Chris Britton and outfielder Kevin Thompson from Triple-A.
Britton called up for a few hours
(5/3/2007) Rookie Phil Hughes was put on the disabled list Thursday, the seventh New York Yankees pitcher to go on the DL this season. Chris Britton was recalled from Triple-A Scranton to give the Yankees a fresh arm for the first game of Thursday's doubleheader against the Texas Rangers.
Yanks make some roster moves
(4/21/2007) The Yankees activated Jeff Karstens off the 15-day disabled list prior to his start Saturday at Boston. They also called up reliever Colter Bean. Starter Darrell Rasner and reliever Chris Britton were both sent down to Triple-A in to make room.
Britton tosses perfect frame
(4/18/2007) Chris Britton recorded a perfect inning in Tuesday's game against the Indians in his Yankees debut.
Britton called up by Yankees
(4/15/2007) According to the YES Network, the Yankees are placing injured pitchers Carl Pavano (forearm) and Mike Mussina (hamstring) on the 15-day disabled list. Both were supposed to throw side sessions on Saturday, but Pavano never did and Mussina cut his session short. The Yankees, short on relievers, called up Chris Britton and will call Chase Wright up from the minors to take Pavano's start on Tuesday vs. the Indians.
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.
Britton still a longshot
(3/17/2007) RHP Chris Britton is an extreme longshot to make the 12-man pitching staff. Britton, 24, had a 3.35 ERA in 52 1/3 innings with Baltimore last year, but the Yankees consider him a bit raw and inconsistent. "He still has some developing to do, but I like his stuff," manager Joe Torre said.
Yankees get Britton from O's
(11/12/2006) Jaret Wright was traded by the Yankees to the Orioles on Sunday for right-handed reliever Chris Britton. As part of the deal, the Yankees will pay $4 million of Wright's $7 million salary next year. New York had until Sunday to opt out of Wright's contract, a move that also would have cost the Yankees a $4 million buyout.
Britton rejoins Baltimore
(9/2/2006) RHP Winston Abreu, RHP Julio Manon and OF Jeff Fiorentino were added to the roster for Friday night's game. RHP Hayden Penn will be recalled to start Sunday's game and RHP Chris Britton will be called up and join the team for Monday's game against the Angels..
Orioles send Britton to minors
(8/23/2006) Chris Britton was optioned to Bowie on Wednesday by the Orioles.
Britton gets taken deep Tuesday
(6/7/2006) RHP Chris Britton took a 1.67 ERA into Tuesday's game after keeping the opposition scoreless in 12 of his previous 13 games. He gave up a two-run homer and took the loss. "He might have been a little tired. He probably needs a day off," Orioles manager Sam Perlozzo said. "But he's been throwing outstanding -- other than tonight." Britton hadn't allowed a run since April 18, but he was pitching in a fourth consecutive game."You can't make a mistake up here or you'll pay for it. I found out the hard way tonight," Britton said. "My arm is not tired. If it was, I would have told (Perlozzo)."
O's give Britton bullpen call-up
(5/15/2006) To fill the void of Daniel Cabrera (15-day DL: shoulder) on the active roster, the Orioles recalled right-handed pitcher Chris Britton from Double-A Bowie. Britton went 1-0 with an 0.79 ERA in 10 games with the Baysox and was 0-0 with a 5.79 ERA in four appearances with the Orioles earlier this season.
Britton optioned to Double-A
(4/30/2006) The Orioles activated RHP Todd Williams from the 15-day DL and optioned RHP Chris Britton to Double-A Bowie of the EL.
O's bring RH RP Britton back up
(4/12/2006) The Orioles recalled RHP Chris Britton from Double-A Bowie of the Eastern League and optioned RHP Cory Morris to Triple-A Ottawa of the IL.
Britton reassigned by Orioles
(3/16/2006) According to the Baltimore Sun, the Orioles reassigned pitcher Chris Britton Wednesday, who allowed one earned run in four innings this spring, to the their minor league camp in Sarasota.