Yankees, Damon discussing possible reunion

Derek Jeter, Johnny Damon and Alex Rodriguez won

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Derek Jeter, Johnny Damon and Alex Rodriguez won a World Series together in 2009 and could be teammates again in 2011. (Credit: John Dunn)

While the Yankees' primary focus remains pitching, they have been communicating with free agent Johnny Damon about a possible return to the Yankees for 2011, Newsday has learned.

Four sources said that Damon and the Yankees were talking about a role in which Damon, 37, would get occasional at-bats as a designated hitter and fill in at leftfield, allowing starting leftfielder Brett Gardner...

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