Yanks Get OF From Nats

Yankees acquire OF Justin Maxwell from Nationals

      NEW YORK (AP) – The Yankees have acquired outfielder Justin
Maxwell from the Washington Nationals for minor league right-hander
Adam Olbrychowski.
      The 27-year-old Maxwell has a .201 average in three big league
seasons with nine homers and 26 RBIs. He batted .144 with three
homers and 12 RBIs in 104 at-bats for Washington last year, and hit
.287 with six homers and 21 RBIs for Triple-A Syracuse.
      The 25-year-old Olbrychowski was 3-2 with a 3.90 ERA in one
start and 31 relief appearances last year for Class A Tampa and
Double-A Trenton.
    
      
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