First baseman Ryan McBroom was sent to New York in return.
Refsnyder is hitting .135 with two stolen bases in 37 at bats this season with the Yankees. He’s a career .241 hitter with two home runs over three seasons.
He will report to triple-A Buffalo.
McBroom hasn’t played a game in the majors yet. He is hitting .243 with 12 home runs in 96 games with double-A New Hampshire this season.