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Yankees sign Jones

Posted on: January 20, 2011 4:19 pm
Andruw Jones
As has been expected for the past week, the Yankees have signed Andruw Jones to be their fourth outfielder. Danny Knobler of has confirmed that Jones will get $2 million with another $1.2 million in incentives.

In recent years Jones, 33, hasn't been anywhere near the numbers he put up in his prime, as he's batted .212/.312/.412 since 2007 with the Braves, Dodgers, Rangers and White Sox. But when healthy he's still a plus defensive player and he still has pretty good pop, hitting 19 homers last season in just 278 at-bats. His right-handed bat is a good fit with the Yankees, whose starters include two left-handers (Brett Gardner and Curtis Granderson) and a switch hitter (Nick Swisher). Jones batted .256 against left-handers last season.

-- David Andriesen

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Since: Nov 30, 2010
Posted on: January 20, 2011 5:02 pm

Yankees sign Jones

any extra home runs/rbi's is always a good thing-for what they're paying him........why not!

Since: Sep 5, 2006
Posted on: January 20, 2011 4:55 pm

Yankees sign Jones

Jones will be fine just as soon as he rehires his old, trainer.

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