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New York Yankees: Did Bombers Make Right Move in Passing on Johnny Damon?

Damon made his public plea to come back to the Yankees on Monday.

In the wake of Curtis Granderson's broken forearm, which will sideline the outfielder for 10 weeks, the 39-year-old veteran was willing to take a minimum deal to come back to the Bronx.

Unfortunately for Damon, Yankees GM Brian Cashman isn't interested in his services for a second time, according to Wallace Matthews of ESPN New York:

"He's just not going to fit our needs," Cashman said. "It's the same reason we didn't bring him in last year. We need somebody who can play the outfield every day."

That leaves Damon still on the free-agent market looking for work. Damon last played with the Cleveland Indians in 2012, but was cut during the season after just 64 ...

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