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Yankees: Aaron Boone’s roster comment on Andrew Velazquez creates intrigue

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - AUGUST 18: Andrew Velazquez #71 of the New York Yankees celebrates after hitting a RBI infield single in the second inning against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium on August 18, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

The New York Yankees are expected to activate Gleyber Torres on Friday as his stint on the injured list comes to an end. Even with every MLB team getting two extra roster spots in September, it was still assumed Bronx native Andrew Velazquez would be a casualty once Torres was ready to return.