Bruney back; Veras designated
Bruney, a 27-year-old right-hander, started the season as Mariano Rivera's set-up man but has pitched just once for the Yankees since April 21 because of a strained right elbow. He blamed the injury on the time he spent warming up during an umpires' video review of a Jorge Posada home run.
He returned and pitched an inning on May 19, then went back on the DL.
Veras was 3-1 with a 5.96 ERA in 25 appearances. The Yankees have 10 days from Tuesday to trade him, waive him or send him outright to the minors.
Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press
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