• Roberts joining Yankees for post-Cano era

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated Dec 17, 2013
    - Free-agent second baseman Brian Roberts agreed to a one-year contract with the New York Yankees, according to multiple reports on Tuesday. All told, Roberts has played in 192 games since 2010. In 2011, he played 29 games. In 2012, he played 17 games. Free agent Brian Roberts needed a team that wouldn't mind signing an oft-injured, ex-All Star who recently turned 36 and hit .231 in limited action the past three seasons. He's a two-time All-Star with a .278 career on-base percentage, 278 stolen bases and three seasons of 50 or more doubles, but he's been plagued by injuries and hasn't appeared in more than 80 games since 2009.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Seeking Infield and Bullpen Help, The Yankees Turn to Two Veterans

      The Yankees added depth to their infield and bullpen on Tuesday, agreeing to contracts with second baseman Brian Roberts, 36, and the left-hander Matt Thornton, 37.
      Source: nytimes.com
    • Brian Roberts and the New York Yankees, made for each other

      The New York Yankees needed a second baseman to replace Robinson Cano. Free agent Brian Roberts needed a team that wouldn't mind signing an oft-injured, ex-All Star who recently turned 36 and hit .231 in limited action the past three seasons. Honestly, …
      Source: yahoo.com
    • RP Thornton, Yankees agree to 2-year deal

      Lefty reliever Matt Thornton agreed Tuesday to a two-year, $7 million contract with the New York Yankees, according to Thornton's agent, Adam Hubble.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Yankees Sign Second Baseman Roberts: Reports

      Free-agent second baseman Brian Roberts agreed to a one-year contract with the New York Yankees, according to multiple reports on Tuesday.
      Source: nytimes.com
    • Yanks reportedly near deal with 2B Roberts

      The Yankees are closing in on a one-year deal with free-agent second baseman Brian Roberts, according to multiple reports. The 36-year-old Roberts has played his entire 13-year career with the Orioles
      Source: MLB.com

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