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Yankees re-sign first baseman/outfielder Adam Lind to minor league contract

Today the Yankees signed 1B/OF Adam Lind to a minor league contract. He will report tomorrow to the Yankees' Player Development Complex in Tampa, Florida, for extended spring training.

During 2018 spring training, Lind was signed by the Yankees as a minor league free agent on March 2 and released on March 14. In five spring games with the Yankees, he batted .200 (3-for-15) with 1RBI and 1BB.

Lind, 34, hit .303 (81-for-267) with 39R, 14 doubles, 14HR and 59RBI in 116 games with Washington in 2017. The left-handed batter made 30 starts at first base, 25 in left field and six as a designated hitter. In 48 plate appearances as a pinch-hitter, he batted .356/.396/.644 (16-for-45) and tied for the Major League-lead with four pinch-hit home runs.