Yankees sign Myron Leslie

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Via The Winnipeg Free Press, the Yankees have signed first baseman Myron Leslie out of the independent Can-Am League to a minor league pact. The 27-year-old hit .272-.410-.494 with 18 homers in 92 games for the New Jersey Jackals last season, and prior to that he spent five years in Oakland’s farm system. Leslie has spent the majority of his career at third base, though he’s also played first, second, and the outfield corners. This is just a depth signing, a veteran guy to have around in the Double-A Trenton clubhouse.

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  • http://www.mystiqueandaura.com Steve H

    Strangely enough I recognize this name. I actually saw him play in the NECBL (wooden bat league) back in probably 2001. IIRC he was one of the best players in that league, which was essentially a step below the Cape league, but has had some major leaguers come through.

    • scoopemup

      He played for Orleans in the Cape League.Nice young man and decent player.

  • http://theyankeeu.com Matt Imbrogno

    I like him because he has two first names.

    • MP

      All the great Yankees do…
      Babe Ruth and Shane Spencer say hi.

      • http://www.mystiqueandaura.com Steve H

        Further proof that Alex Rodriguez is not a true Yankee.

        • Dan Sheehy

          A-Rod is a true loser that’s what he is

      • scoopemup

        Rudy May,Tommy John, Bob Shirley,Ralph Terry,Willie Randolph,Lee Thomas…etc.

    • Dan Sheehy

      Most definitely!

  • Lanny

    He would start for the Mets tomorrow.

  • JGS

    Myron Leslie???

    I’m canceling my season tickets

    • http://www.mystiqueandaura.com Steve H

      Myron Leslie???

      I’m canceling my season tickets

      Im cancelling mie seeson tickits.

      Fixed.

  • bexarama

    we could of signed Damon for all this money!!!3!

  • A.D.

    So does this fall under the new Canadian scouting, or not so much?

  • http://twitter.com/tafkasic the artist formerly known as (sic)

    WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

    /pours champagne over head

  • Dan Sheehy

    Me and my friend Andrew saw him play for the NJ Jackals and let me tell ya what a BEAST!!!!! He even, out of the kindness of his heart gave us a game ball! Andrew and I are huge Red Sox fans but I will always cheer for Myron Leslie!