Posted August 13, 2012 on AP on Fox
The Yankees signed Derek Lowe to a major league contract on Monday and said they planned to use the right-hander in the bullpen. Lowe, a 39-year-old sinkerballer, has spent time as a reliever, but mostly has pitched in the rotation for various teams, most recently the Indians. Cleveland designated him for assignment on Aug. 2 and released him on Friday. Lowe has a 4.01 ERA in 655 major league games with the Mariners, Red Sox, Dodgers, Braves and Indians.
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