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Former Cleveland Indians first baseman/third baseman Mark Reynolds has reportedly signed with the New York Yankees.
CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman reports that Reynolds chose the pinstripes over three other teams. Reynolds has hit 14 home runs against the Yankeees in 165 at-bats, the most vs any American League team. His 10 home runs against the Red Sox are his second best total against an AL club.
Reynolds provided a sub-par slash line of .215/.307/.373 with the Indians but had clubbed a team-leading 15 home runs. H e is expected to see regular time at first base for the injury-plagued Yankees while also filling in at third and in the designated hitter slot. Heyman also classifies Reynolds and “insurance” in the event that New York is forced to play without Alex Rodriguez who continues to be a lightning rod for performance-enhancing substance speculation.
The Indians designated Reynolds for assignment on August 8.
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