Aceves, a 31-year-old right-hander, has been pitching for the the Yankees' Triple-A affiliate. He made 10 relief appearances for the Yankees in May and June, compiling a 1-2 record with a 6.52 earned-run average.
Aceves's suspension is effective immediately, the office of the commissioner said in a statement. Aceves, who also played with the Yankees from 2008-10 before spending the past three seasons with the
Sabathia made a start for Double-A Trenton on Wednesday. He had an MRI exam on Thursday. The left-hander has been out with a degenerative cartilage problem nearly two months.
Also, the Yankees have sent third baseman Yangervis Solarte to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and replaced him with
The deal was approved Thursday by the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority. The deal still needs to be formally approved by the Oakland City Council and Alameda County Board of Supervisors later this month.