Report: Yankees sign outfielder Chris Young to minor-league deal

Wednesday August 27th, 2014

The New York Yankees have signed free agent outfielder Chris Young to a minor-league deal, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports

Young was designated for assignment by the cross-town Mets on Aug. 8 and released a week later. 

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The outfielder was hitting .205 for the Mets after signing a one-year, $7.25 million deal with them last November. He also has eight home runs and 28 RBI in 88 games this season.

An All-Star in 2010 with the Diamondbacks, Young will now head to his fourth team in the last three seasons. 

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The 30-year-old last played in the minors in April, when he spent three games with the Mets' Triple-A squad. 

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