A bit of news out of Yankeeland this afternoon. Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com tweetsthe Yankees have signed veteran right-hander Nelson Figueroa to a minor league deal,. The Blue Jays signed the 37-year-old to a minor league deal in January, but appear to have released him since. Figueroa started the 2011 season in Houston's rotation, but the Astros released him in August after he posted an 8.69 ERA in 29 innings. He spent most of the season at Triple-A, where he posted a 6.05 ERAin 99 2/3 innings.If we hear any additional news on the Figueroa signing we will be sure to post right here on BYB. --Mikey Blue, BYB Senior WriterEmail: [email protected]: @MikeyBlu23ORDER A BYB SHIRT NOW, DROB WEARS ONE! Also, Please comment, we have DISQUS, it's easier than ever. Let me know...

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