Yankees Sign RP Nelson Figueroa To Minor League Deal

Thursday April 19th, 2012

The New York Yankees have signed pitcher Nelson Figueroa to a minor league deal, according to MLBTradeRumours.com.

In 2011, the Houston Astros released the 37-year-old in August after he posted an 8.69 ERA.

The Toronto Bluejays then signed Figueuroa in January only to release him shortly after. In his nine-year career, Figueroa has an 4.55 ERA with 334 strikeouts.

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