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Luis Severino and Edwin Encarnacion: Faces Their First Challenges in Scranton

Luis Severino and Edwin Encarnacion of the New York Yankees, who are both progressing through rehab cautiously, were designated for a Minor League rehab assignment with the Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on Sunday afternoon.

Severino only pitched 1.0 inning, allowing 3 hits, 2 runs and struck out 2 batters on 33 pitches. 17 fastballs, 12 sliders, and 4 changeups were among his arsenal vs the Buffalo Bisons. Sevy was around the 94-96 MPH range with his fastball, 80-86 MPH with his slider and 89 MPH with his changeup.

Last season, Sevy accumulated a 3.