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TAMPA, Fla. – The New York Yankees have agreed to terms with relief pitcher Andrew Bailey on a minor-league deal, according to a report from ESPN’s Buster Olney on Saturday night.

The major-league side of the deal is worth $2.5 million and includes a 2015 option. Though he will not start the year in the major leagues as he continues his rehab from shoulder surgery, the Yankees hope a healthy Bailey could be in the mix for late-inning work in their bullpen.

Bailey, 29, pitched in 30 games for the Boston Red Sox last season, recording a 3.77 ERA and striking out 39 hitters in 28 2/3 innings before undergoing season-ending surgery.

Bailey has 89 career saves, but just 14 came during his two-year stint with the Red Sox. The rest came over three seasons with the Oakland Athletics, where he was a two-time All-Star. Bailey also was named the 2009 American League Rookie of the Year with the Athletics.

Dan is’s beat writer for the New York Yankees and the Trenton Thunder. Follow him on Twitter at @danpfeiffer74 for all the latest New York Yankees news.


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