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Yankees sign Juan Rivera to minor league deal

Posted By Chad Jennings On January 28, 2013 @ 6:13 pm In Misc | Comments Disabled

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The Yankees have signed outfielder Juan Rivera to a minor league deal with an invitation to big league camp. A source confirmed the signing which, I believe, was first reported by ESPN New York.

Rivera will join Russ Canzler and Matt Diaz — plus Thomas Neal, Ronnier Mustelier and other in-house options — in the competition to be the Yankees right-handed fourth outfielder. With the Dodgers last season, Rivera primarily played first base and hit .260/.312/.433 against lefties. He’s better known for his time with the Angles — he was originally with the Yankees — and is a career .285/.332/.488 against left handers.


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