No time for dilly-dallying. Let's get right to it. - The Yankees filled the open spots on their active roster yesterday by calling Mason Williams and Chris Martin up from Triple-A SWB. Williams is taking Jose Pirela's spot to give the team the outfield depth it needs, and Martin is replacing Andrew Miller, who was placed on the DL on Wednesday.
- On Miller, it sounds like he could be out for a month or so with his forearm strain, not unlike the amount of time Masahiro Tanaka missed with a similar injury. Via Joel Sherman, Cash said Miller will not even pick up a baseball for 10-14 days. Nothing wrong with that. Better safe than sorry.
- Ivan Nova is scheduled to make his next MiL rehab start for SWB on Saturday, and it sounds like there's a small chance the Yankees call him up. Nova declared himself "ready to go" when he talked to reporters earlier this week, saying "I've got a new arm." I think the team will wait to see how he looks and feels on Saturday before making a decision.
- Onto some draft stuff. Via Bryan Hoch, the Yankees said they are confident they will sign 1st round pick James Kaprielian. Jim Hendry is leading the team side of the negotiations. Kaprielian is represented by Scott Boras.
- Nothing official from the team yet, but it sounds like second 1st round pick Kyle Holder has signed. At least according to Holder himself. That's good. Get him in and let's see if he can hit.