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The New York Yankees have expressed interest in re-signing
postseason hero Raul Ibanez this winter, and the veteran has indicated that his
top choice would be returning to the Bronx, reports Ken Davidoff of The New
Ibanez hopes the fun will continue. The 40-year-old, a free
agent, said he intends to keep playing and his first choice is to re-sign with
Ibanez said it would be “fantastic” if he gets another
opportunity to play for the Yankees.
Ibanez signed with the Yankees last February in what was
basically expected to be a platoon/bench role. He went on to hit .240/.308/.453
with 19 doubles, three triples and 19 home runs over 384 at-bats. He also came
up huge in the playoffs, hitting three pivotal home runs. The 40-year-old has
hit .278/.340/.810 over 17 years in the majors.
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