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MLB Free Agents 2012: Yankees Will Re-Sign Freddy Garcia as Rotation Insurance

Yankees' priority for this winter has been pitching.

They re-signed CC Sabathia to a contract extension and have been in negotiations with Texas Rangers ace C.J. Wilson.

According to David Waldstein of the New York Times through his Twitter account, the Yankees will bring back one of their surprise pitchers from 2011.

The Yankees and Freddy Garcia are nearing a one-year agreement for 2012 and likely will be used as insurance for the rotation, especially if they do not sign Wilson and miss out on a starter this winter.

Garcia was 12-8 with a 3.62 ERA and 146.2 innings in 25 starts for the Yankees in 2011.

Garcia was originally signed by the Yankees over the winter to a minor league deal and given an invitation to ...

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