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Wednesday July 24th 2024


New York Yankees Reportedly Sign DH Nick Johnson To a One-Year Deal

Ken Davidoff is reporting that the Yankees have agreed to a one-year deal with Nick Johnson worth around $5.5 million.

The deal is pending a physical, but is pretty much done.

This is a great move for the Yankees. While Nick Johnson will be limited to a designated hitter role on this Yankees team, I see that as a good thing. There is no doubt that this will increase the odds that he can stay healthy for the entire season.

Just look at what being a full-time DH did for Hideki Matsui last season. His knees are an absolute trainwreck, and being a full-time DH allowed him to stay healthy for the majority of the season. There really is no doubt about that.

The signing seems like a perfect fit for both parties. The Yankees ...

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