The boobirds will have to find another target. After three-plus years of struggling, the Yankees have designated outfielder Aaron Hicks for assignment on Saturday afternoon.
The 33-year-old had over two years and roughly $25 remaining on his seven-year, $70 million contract he signed after the 2018 season. However, the club has seen enough and has parted ways with the struggling outfielder.
“This is family,” manager Aaron Boone told reporters before Saturday’s game against the Reds. “You go through everything with these guys. Obviously with Aaron, some ups and downs. He’s had some really good seasons. … Not an easy conversation to have but one we felt was necessary.”
Hicks is slashing .188/.263/.261 with one homer in 28 games played this season.
The former first-round…
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