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Soriano opts out; plus smaller roster moves

Posted by: Chad Jennings - Posted in Misc on Oct 31, 2012 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

As expected, Rafeal Soriano has opted out of his contract, choosing to cash in on his strong season as Mariano Rivera’s ninth-inning replacement. The Yankees can still offer Soriano a qualifying contract, which would net them draft pick compensation if and when Soriano signs elsewhere.

Two other moves…

• Third baseman Casey McGehee has elected free agency after being outrighted off the 40-man roster.

• Rule 5 pick Brad Meyers has been returned to the Washington Nationals. He spent all season on the Yankees 60-day disabled list.

 
 

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