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Yankees Claim Outfielder Chad Huffman

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It’s likely that we are already seeing Kevin Towers influence on the Yankees as they have claimed former Padre outfielder Chad Huffman on waivers according to Buster Olney of ESPN.

Huffman, 24, is expected to start the season in Triple-A. He spent the entire 2

009 season in Triple-A in the Padres organization last season. In 135 games there he hit 20 home runs while hitting .269/.361/.469/.830. He’s not particularly fast, he stole just 11 bases, caught 11 times, in 426 career minor league games. He’s also not generally regarded as a particularly strong defensive left fielder either.

He’s also a right handed hitter who doesn’t hit lefties particularly well, ...

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