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NY Yankees signs lefty pitcher Justin Wilson to rejoin team after two years with NY Mets

Left-hander Justin Wilson and the New York Yankees agreed on Monday for him to return to the team, after spending two seasons with the Mets. Wilson joins a bullpen headed by closer Aroldis Chapman and Zack Britton, both left-handers. Wilson is a nine-year major league veteran who spent his first three seasons with Pittsburgh.

The 33-year-old Wilson was 5-0 with a 3.10 ERA in 74 appearances for the Yankees in 2015, then moved on to Detroit and the Chicago Cubs before spending 2019 and 2020 with the Mets. He was 2-1 with a 3.66 ERA in 19 2/3 innings over 23 appearances last season. He struck out 23 and walked nine WIlson averaged 95 mph with his fastball, mixing in cutters and an occasional slider and curveball.

Yankees’ Updated Bullpen After Justin Wilson Reportedly Signs Contract


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