“Everything is great. I’m just the fortunate that the little personal matter that I had to take care of was in February and not in June or July or any time during the season. I’m very grateful the Yankees gave me a couple of days to go about it.”
Asked what had happened, Damon wasn’t specific.
“I’d like that part to be private. … I am a better stronger person today and I believe those two days were key to me. It’s time to get ready to play baseball.”
Here’s the audio clip as well: