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Sunday June 16th 2024


Following Some Former Yankees with Their New Teams

number of major pieces from the New York Yankees' World Series championship team are gone to other franchises. I thought it would be interesting to see how they are doing with about 20 games gone in the new season.

Johnny Damon left as a free agent. He was offered a two-year deal with the Yanks at a reported $14 million and he turned it down thinking he could get a longer deal. He ended up signing with the Detroit Tigers for two years at a reported $12 million.

After 20 games and 69 at-bats, Johnny is hitting .319 with an on-base percentage of .440 and an OPS+ of 134. He has no home runs and eight RBI.

Also now with Detroit is former Yankee prospect Austin Jackson. AJax starts in center field for the Tigers and hits leadoff. He is hitting ...

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