Found April 19, 2012 on
Mike Silva's New York Baseball Digest:
It looks like former Mets pitcher Nelson Figueroa just signed a Minor League Deal with the Yankees.
He posted a picture of his new contract over at Facebook.
Looks like the Yankees brought him in for pitching depth with the injury to Manny Banuelos,
I spoke to Nelson on my radio program last year. He is a local kid from Brooklyn that is easy to root for.
Don’t be surprised if he winds up in the big league bullpen at some point.
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TORONTO (AP) -- Jose Bautista, Adam Lind and Brett Lawrie homered and the Toronto Blue Jays took advantage of a three-error game by normally sure-handed Evan Longoria to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3 on Tuesday night.
It was a career worst performance for Longoria, the AL's Gold Glove third baseman in 2009 and 2010. He became the seventh player in Rays history to make three errors...
<a href="http://NYYUniverse.com/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-feed-statistics/feed-statistics.php?url=aHR0cDovL05ZWVVuaXZlcnNlLmNvbS9taW5vci1sZWFndWVzL3lhbmtlZXMtc2lnbi1uZWxzb24tZmlndWVyb2EvYXR0YWNobWVudC9uZWxzb24v" rel=\"attachment wp-att-4607\">The Yankees have signed 37-year old right-hander Nelson Figueroa to a minor league deal, tweets Jon Heyman.
The New York Yankees have signed right handed pitcher Nelson Figueroa to a Minor League deal according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.
Figueroa, 37, played in 2011 with the Astros and went 0-3 with a 8.69 ERA, 0.9 HR/9, 5.0 BB/9 and 5.3 SO/9 in 8 games, 5 starts and 29 innings.
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