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Yankees acquire SS Ryan from Mariners

Yankees acquire SS Ryan from Mariners

Baltimore,  MD (Sports Network)  – With  captain Derek Jeter on the mend with a  lingering  ankle injury,  the New  York Yankees acquired shortstop Brendan  Ryan from the Seattle Mariners Tuesday in exchange for a player to be  named later.

Ryan, 31, appeared in  87 games with the Mariners this season and batted .192 with  three home runs, 21 RBI and four stolen bases.

A seventh-round pick of  the Cardinals in 2003, Ryan owns a career .238 average with 18 homers, 186 RBI and 67 stolen bases in 766 games over seven seasons with St. Louis and Seattle.

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