Yankees Re-Sign Andruw Jones

Jones Returns To Yankees For $2 Million Base Salary

NEW YORK (AP) — Andruw Jones is staying with the New York Yankees, agreeing to a $2 million, one-year contract that allows him to earn another $1.45 million in performance bonuses.

The deal, agreed to Friday, is subject to a physical.

Jones signed with the Yankees last winter to provide a right-handed bat off the bench and hit .247 with 13 homers and 33 RBIs in 222 plate appearances. A five-time All-Star and 10-time Gold Glove, he played 39 games in left, 19 in right and 16 at designated hitter,

In addition to his base salary, Jones can earn $45,000 each for 100 and 125 plate appearances, $70,000 apiece for 150, 175, 200 and 225, $170,000 each for 250 and 275, $220,000 apiece for 300 and 325 and $300,000 for 350.

Yankees fans: Are you pleased that Andruw Jones is returning or should the Bombers have looked for an upgrade?  Share your thoughts below…

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.)

  • steve


  • Brian

    What a wast of money, bring johhny damon back he united the club house. Cashman only care about saving money now it looks like after George died. Yankees have no pitching Garcia will get hurt. The Red Sox with Bobby V look more fun to wtach and root for than the yankees at this point. Steinbrenner’s need to sell they don’t know how to run the team like George. We pay a lot of money for tickets and parking for what a retirement playing team

  • G94

    Who needs Pujols or prince fielder now that we have Andruw Jones back. YEah, right LOL

  • xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    who cares about baseball just fat stupid white guys with to much time and money on there hands

  • Roger Cotton

    Another Brian Cashman re-tread! No Jones and NO Cashman! Dump them BOTH! Get young talent.

    • jack

      Yankees are getting old !! A-rod is basically done they will never win a WS with a-rod again he is done!They have no clutch players in the lineup will be boring to watch this year. It looks like they are in a saving mode. I can not blame them for not signing these big names. Trade some guys eat there salaries and move on this crew will not win! Swisher has to go too as well as tex he is a great fielder but a zero clutch player.

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