With CC Sabathia (hip) landing on the 10-day DL, either German or Luis Cessa, who was also called up from Triple-A, figures to slot into the Yankees ' rotation Thursday in Boston. German was scheduled to start Saturday at Triple-A, so he would be available if the Yankees need length out of the bullpen, as he could pitch Saturday and still start Thursday on normal rest. German has not made a start in the big leagues, but has a ERA in innings of long relief and notched a ERA with 81 strikeouts in innings as a Triple-A starter last season. He could be a sneaky add in deeper leagues if he does indeed take Sabathia's spot in the rotation.
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