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Yankees designate Vernon Wells for assignment, report says

Vernon Wells reacts to a strike against the

(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Vernon Wells broke the news himself. Sort of.

The outfielder tweeted out a series of messages seemingly signifying that his time with the Yankees was over:


Be thankful and grateful in all things. Embrace each chapter in your book of life. — Vernon Wells (@VernonWells10) January 10, 2014


Thank you @Yankees for the opportunity to be a part of such a storied...

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