Found January 19, 2012 on MyTeamRivals.com:
The New York Yankees since the trade of Jesus Montero have been making and receiving calls regarding their DH position. With only 20 days till spring training there are still many free agents without a job.Yankee general manager Brian Cashman has reached out to the agents of Johnny Damon and Hideki Matsui. Both players were well liked in the clubhouse, fan favorites and aren’t strangers to the craziness that is New York.Damon, last season, played 152 games with the Tampa Bay Rays, mostly at DH, and hit .261 with 16 homers and 73 RBIs. Johnny has 2723 career hits and has made no secret that he would like to play till he reached the 3,000 milestone. Being a left handed hitter Damon was used mostly against righties, but had a better batting average against lefties. The Yankees re-signed Andruw Jones (a right handed hitter) as a backup outfielder and DH against lefties, so Damon could complement him from the left side.Matsui, another left handed hitter, played 141 games last year with t...
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