• Source: Yanks' Wells designated for assignment

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated Jan 10, 2014
    The New York Yankees designated outfielder Vernon Wells for assignment Friday with the three-time All-Star set to earn $21 million in 2014. Players designated for assignment are removed immediately from the 40-man roster, and the team is given 10 days to take one of four possible actions: In part because of Wells’s drop-off, the Yankees added Alfonso Soriano over the summer, and this off-season, they signed outfielders Jacoby Ellsbury and Carlos Beltran, reinforcing expectations that the end was near for ...
    • Yankees Sign Reliever (Matt Thornton) and Cut Outfielder (Vernon Wells)

      Thornton, the former White Sox and Red Sox pitcher, will replace Boone Logan as the main left-hander in the bullpen.
      Source: nytimes.com
  • Return of Thornton will be 'huge' for Bruins

    After serving the final game of his 15-game suspension, Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton is eligible to return to the lineup against the San Jose Sharks Saturday night at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif.
    Source: ESPN.com

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