The New York Yankees have reached an agreement on a minor league contract with pitcher Freddy Garcia, a baseball source told ESPN.com.
If the Angels had lost on Thursday, the focus would have fallen on manager Mike Scioscia's decision-making. But they didn't, instead defeating the Yankees in Game 5 to force the ALCS back to New York.
Being on the New York stage has gobbled up many a player, but Brett Gardner and Daniel Murphy are both ready for the challenge.
Free agent right-hander A.J. Burnett has reached preliminary agreement on a five-year, $82.5 million contract with the New York Yankees, a baseball source told ESPN.com.
In an attempt to save their pitching staff, the Yankees signed Roger Clemens to a contract that will pay him $4.5M per month this season.