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MLB free agency: Yankees bring back Anthony Rizzo on two-year deal worth $32 million

MLB free agency: Yankees bring back Anthony Rizzo on two-year contract worth $32 million, per reports

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The New York Yankees are bringing back a familiar face to balance out their righty-heavy lineup. New York has agreed to a two-year contract worth $32 million with lefty-hitting, free-agent first baseman Anthony Rizzo, reports ESPN’s Jesse Rogers and The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal. The deal includes an opt-out after the first year. The team confirmed the signing on Thursday.

Rizzo, 32, joined the Yankees in a deadline trade with the Chicago Cubs last season. He authored a .249/.340/.428 batting line with eight home runs in 49 games with New York, and hit .248/.344/.440 with 22 home runs on the season overall. No longer the hitter he was in his prime, Rizzo still…

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