Yankees To Sign Kelly Johnson

Kelly Johnson BangThe Yankees are on the brink of signing Kelly Johnson to a one-year contract for between $2.75 million and $3 million.

Johnson’s primary position in the majors has been second base. So, he provides some insurance if Robinson Cano does leave. He is not considered a strong defender there, however, and the Yankees are hoping Cano returns and Johnson is deployed around the diamond.

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