Will Yoder
Thursday February 23rd, 2012

The New York Yankees have signed reliever David Aardsma to a Major League contract, according to MLB.com writer Bryan Hoch.

“The move could help us in 2012, but it has a lot more eyes toward 2013,” Yankees GM Brian Cashman said.

Aardsma underwent Tommy John surgery last July, will make about $500,000 this season with a club option for 2013. He will likely return to pitch around mid-season for the Yankees. In his six year MLB career, Aardsma has 268 strikeouts with a 4.20 ERA.

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