Yankees Sign Pitcher Chien-Ming Wang to Minor-League Contract

The New York Yankees signed right-handed pitcher Chien-Ming Wang to a one-year minor league contract, the Major League Baseball team said in a statement.

Wang, 32, pitched for the Yankees from 2005-2009, posting a 55-26 record with a 4.16 earned run average in 109 games, with 104 starts. He spent the past three years with the Washington Nationals, sitting out in 2010 while recovering from shoulder surgery, and is 61-32 with a 4.26 ERA over his seven major-league seasons.

Wang is Taiwanese.

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