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Lady Loves Pinstripes:
Dan Johnson is best known as the ‘hero’ from infamous Wild Card Wednesday, as he hit the tying home run to help the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York
Mark Teixeira (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Yankees to get into the 2011 playoffs. But that is about it, as Johnson is kind of like a David Tyree of baseball.
The Yankees signed Johnson to a minor league deal during the off-season, obviously leaving his chance of him making the Opening Day roster wide open.
With the 10-week loss of first baseman Mark Teixeira, who suffered a strained right wrist last Tuesday, the Yankees are now looking at Johnson as a possibility.
Here are Johnson’s stats from 2008-2012, minus 2009 when he played in Japan (All stats are courtesy of baseball-reference.com): (more…)
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