Now Commenting On:

Yankees sign infielder Brendan Ryan


The New York Yankees today announced they have signed infielder Brendan Ryan to a two-year contract extending through the 2015 season with a mutual option for 2016.

Ryan, 31, batted .220 (13-for-59) with one home run in 17 games with the Yankees in 2013, starting each of the club's final 17 games of the season at shortstop after being acquired from Seattle on September 10 in exchange for a player to be named later. In 87 games with the Mariners, he hit .192 (50-for-260) with 23 runs, 10 doubles, three home runs and 21RBI.

Over parts of seven Major League seasons with the Cardinals (2007-10), Mariners (2011-13) and Yankees (2013), he has batted .237 (562-for-2,368) with 288 runs, 106 doubles, 19 home runs and 187RBI in 783 games.

A native of Los Angeles, Calif., Ryan was originally selected by St. Louis in the seventh round of the 2003 First-Year Player Draft.

Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español