The Yankees moved to bolster their bullpen on Wednesday, agreeing to terms on a one-year, $2.5 million contract with sidearming right-hander Darren O’Day, a source told MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand.
O’Day’s deal includes a mutual 2022 option and is contingent upon the results of a physical. The Yankees have not confirmed the move.
The 38-year-old O’Day was 4-0 with a 1.10 ERA in 19 appearances last season for the Braves. In 16 1/3 innings, O’Day registered 22 strikeouts against five walks, permitting eight hits.
A 13-year big league veteran, O’Day is no stranger to the American League East, having compiled a 2.40 ERA over seven seasons with the Orioles from 2012-18, including an All-Star selection in 2015.
Overall, O’Day owns a 2.51 ERA in 604 appearances with the Angels, Mets, Rangers, Orioles and Braves.
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