Jay Bruce has agreed to a Minor League contract with the Yankees, a source told MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand on Saturday.
The club has not officially announced the move. Bruce will earn $1.35 million if he makes the team, plus $50,000 bonuses for 400, 450 and 500 plate appearances, according to MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal.
Bruce, 33, batted .198/.252/.469 with six home runs and 14 RBIs in 32 games for the Phillies last season. A three-time National League All-Star and two-time Silver Slugger Award winner, the left-handed-hitting outfielder owns a career .245/.314/.469 slash line (108 OPS+) with 318 home runs and 948 RBIs over 1,640 games with the Reds, Mets, Indians, Mariners and Phillies.
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