Yankees Re-Acquire Utilityman In Trade With Angels

After spending his first five seasons in the big leagues with the New York Yankees, utilityman Tyler Wade is returning to the organization after a quick pit-stop with the Los Angeles Angels this year. The two teams completed the trade today.

The Angels, as noted by MLB Insider Jeff Passan, recently DFA's Wade, and he will now head to the Yankees' Triple-A affiliate in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. New York sends cash considerations in return.

The 27-year-old actually had the best season of his career last year with the Yanks, batting .268 with 17 stolen bases in 67 games, and playing every single position except catcher and first base. 

Marwin Gonzalez currently holds down the utility role in the Bronx, but Wade is a good insurance policy just one call away. 

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