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Yankees' Clint Frazier Optioned to Triple-A After Edwin Encarnacion Trade

The New York Yankees had to make a move to accommodate their new slugger, and outfielder Clint Frazier was the one who felt the roster crunch.

According to Lindsey Adler of The Athletic, manager Aaron Boone revealed the team optioned Frazier to make room for the newly acquired Edwin Encarnacion.

This comes after the Yankees announced they landed Encarnacion from the Seattle Mariners via trade Saturday. New York sent the American League West team pitcher Juan Then and cash considerations.

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.