• Wells joins Yankees as trade is completed

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated Mar 27, 2013
    After two days of negotiations, the Yankees and Angels completed the deal for Wells on Tuesday afternoon. But Wells said he has been a Yankees fan for nearly 15 years. "Obviously not when we've played against them," Wells said, "but every time the Yankees were in the playoffs and I was sitting at home, I was cheering for the Yankees. Somewhat of a dream come true." "When they told me the team, I tried not to smile too big in the office," he said of his meeting with Los Angeles Angels general manager Jerry DiPoto when Wells learned he had been traded to the Yankees. "I'm honored to be here. But Scioscia doesn't believe the Angels' bench necessarily took a step back with Wells no longer an option. This, in 2013, is what the Yankees have become? A team happy to loot from Boston's trash pile. Backup infielder: Andrew Romine already on the 40-man roster and home-grown came into camp looking like the heavy favorite and hasn't done anything to dispel that.
    Sources: MLB.com ESPN.com
    • Wells officially a Yankee; it's a 'dream come true'

      TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- On his first day with the New York Yankees, Vernon Wells recalled a game in the International League more than a decade ago and he saw Darryl Strawberry in uniform for the opposition.
      Source: CNNSI.com
  • Wells' departure complicates roster decisions

    With Vernon Wells joining the Yankees, the Angels no longer have that everyday-type player in reserve, and manager Mike Scioscia may go down to the wire with his final roster decisions.
    Source: MLB.com
  • What if the 2013 New York Yankees are one elaborate April Fool’s joke?

    The New York Yankees continued their wacky preseason on Tuesday by signing 36-year-old Lyle Overbay just a few hours after he was released by the Boston Red Sox. This, in 2013, is what the Yankees have become? A team happy to loot from Boston's trash pi…
    Source: yahoo.com

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