The Yankees have too many good players to keep them all in the big leagues. It’s a nice problem to have, but itstill makes for tough calls.Yankees manager Aaron Boone is lucky to have first baseman Greg Bird return to the club this weekend after mi sing the entire year up until this point, but that means a roster move had tobe made.Tyler Austin and Neil Walker have split first-base duties this season, with Austinmaking 23 starts at the positioncompared to Walker’s 28.Many a sumed it was unlikely Boone would keep both on the MLB roster, meaning adecision would comedown to Austin’s greater upside at the plate (eight home runs in 29 games) or Walker’s ability to play three infield positions (first, second and third base).But in a somewhat surprising move, the Yankees optioned infielder Ronald Torreyes to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to make room for Bird. The 5-8 Torreyes wasbatting.339/.349/.435in 22 games with starts at second base, third base and shortstop. He played 108 games last season and batted .292.Earlier today, the Yankees:-Returned from rehab and reinstated 1B Greg Bird (#33) from the 10-day disabled list.Following last night’s game, the Yankees:-Optioned INF Ronald Torreyes to @swbrailriders. New York Yankees (@Yankees) May 26, Noemi Valdovinos (@noemivaldovinos) May 26, 2018″A lot of times those are difficult conversations that Dave Henderson Jersey are the reality and the nature sometimes of this busine s,” Boone said Friday (via “And when you are a part of a really good team with a deep roster, those decisions can be even tougher and those conversations can be ever harder.”Boonelabeled Austin (.238, eight HRs, 23 RBIs) as an impact performer and added: He’s a reason we’re sitting where we are with a strong record. He’s played a major role in that. We expect that to continue throughout this year.