Britton had been struggling lately, having allowed four runs (three earned) on four hits and three walks over his last three innings, spanning five appearances.
For the season, Britton has a 5.89 ERA and 1.69 WHIP in 18.1 innings.
While placing Britton on the IL, the Yanks recalled OF Jonathan Davis from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and reinstated RHP Clay Holmes from the COVID-19 IL.
Additionally, New York returned INF/OF Miguel Andujar from his rehab assignment and transferred him to the 60-day IL.
Source: Yahoo Sports