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Heyman: The Yankees have signed Mark Reynolds

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CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 3: Mark Reynolds #12 of the Cleveland Indians hits a two run home run against the Minnesota Twins during the fifth inning at Progressive Field on May 3, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

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Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that former Indians corner infielder Mark Reynolds has signed a deal with the Yankees. The Indians released Reynolds on Monday as he had been slumping badly, posting a .484 OPS since the start of June. Overall, Reynolds has a .680 OPS on the season with 15 home runs.

The Yankees have had a right-handed power deficit this season, however, so Reynolds could be useful. Right-handed hitters have hit just 36 of the team’s 106 home runs and have posted an aggregate .326 slugging percentage. Comparatively, Giants outfielder Gregor Blanco has a .326 SLG on the season.

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