On Monday, Hideki Matsui left the Yankees to sign a one-year deal to become the Angels' new designated hitter. Matsui's departure leaves a large hole at the DH spot in the Yankees' lineup. Now, the Yankees were toying with the idea of bringing Johnny Damon back and possibly using him as the DH, if not for left field. But since Damon and the Yankees haven't progressed in contract talks, the Yankees are looking elsewhere for someone at DH. According to New York Post's George King, the Yankees are possibly in negotiations with one of their own former players. The Post is reporting that the Yankees and Nick Johnson have been talking about a return for a one-year deal. Johnson is a former Yankee farm-system product who came up in 2001 and became a regular player in 2002 and 2003 for the Yankees ...
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