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Yankees end talks with Johnny Damon, sign Randy Winn

The Yankees have effectively closed the book on signing Johnny Damon with the addition of Randy Winn on a one year deal worth 2 million dollars.

Winn, 35, is coming off a down year posting a .262 average and .318 OBP in 149 games for the Giants, but is a career .286 hitter with experience at all three spots in the outfield. 

Winn will likely see most of his playing time in left field, but because he has had success on both sides of the plate, manager Joe Girardi has the option of working him in with both Brett Gardner and Nick Swisher.

Winn is also a defensive upgrade over Damon, which should also give Girardi some options late in the game.