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New York Yankees Sign Pitcher Chien-Ming Wang to a Minor League Contract

New York Yankees have added a familiar face to their team, signing veteran right-handed pitcher Chien-Ming Wang to a free-agent contract.

The story was first reported in a tweet by CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman:

#yankees agree to terms w/ wang

— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) March 23, 2013 CBSSports.com’s Mike Axisa confirmed the report and indicated his belief that the contract was a minor league deal.

The 33-year-old Wang is a native of Taiwan. His first major league team was the Yankees, who signed him as an amateur free agent in 2000.

He made his major league debut in 2005, and won 19 games in both 2006 and 2007.

His success was short-lived, as he missed more than half of each of the ...

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