Yankees designate LHP Clay Rapada for assignment, purchase contract of Lyle Overbay
With those moves made, the Yankees will carry the following roster into game No. 1 of 162:
PITCHERS: LHP Boone Logan, Andy Pettitte, CC Sabathia; RHP Joba Chamberlain, Cody Eppley, Shawn Kelley, Hiroki Kuroda, Ivan Nova, David Phelps, Mariano Rivera, David Robertson, Adam Warren
INFIELDERS: Robinson Cano, Travis Hafner (DH), Jayson Nix, Eduardo Nunez, Lyle Overbay, Kevin Youkilis
OUTFIELDERS: Brennan Boesch, Ben Francisco, Brett Gardner, Ichiro Suzuki, Vernon Wells
CATCHERS: Francisco Cervelli, Chris Stewart
In addition, the quartet of Phil Hughes, Curtis Granderson, Derek Jeter and Mark Teixeira will begin the season on the 15-day disabled list, with LHP Cesar Cabral, RHP Michael Pineda, and third baseman Alex Rodriguez on the 60-day disabled list.