Damon Would “Love” To Sign With Yankees

After being informed by the Tigers that they will look elsewhere to find a designated hitter for 2011, Johnny Damon says that he is very open to another stint with the Yankees, according to George A. King of the New York Post.

"I would love to have that as an option," Damon said. "It would be very exciting to go back there."

According to Damon, Detroit told the 36-year-old slugger that they're in search of a "prototypical DH type like Adam Dunn".  The veteran was vocal about enjoying his time with the Tigers and even turned down an opportunity to re-join the Red Sox prior to the waiver trade deadline this year.

Damon was unable to turn in a repeat of his 2009 performance for Detroit, hitting .271/.355/.401 with eight homers in 145 games. 

 


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