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Yankees sign OF Kosuke Fukudome to minor league contract, send him to Triple-A

The New York Yankees have signed outfielder Kosuke Fukudome to a minor league contract, a month after he was cut by the Chicago White Sox.The Yankees announced the deal Friday and sent him to Triple-A Scranton-Wilkes-Barre.The 35-year-old Fukudome hit .171 with four RBIs in 41 at-bats for the White Sox. The former Japanese star began his major league career in 2008 with the Chicago Cubs. He also has played for Cleveland.Yankees manager Joe Girardi says Fukudome gives the organization more depth in the outfield....

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  1. Fukudome's HR ties it in 8th, but his throwing error sends Reds to 7-5 win over Cubs

    Kosuke Fukudome's homer tied it in the top of the eighth, but his throwing error in the bottom half of the inning helped Cincinnati rally for a 7-5 victory Sunday th...

  2. Fukudome leads Indians past White Sox

    Kosuke Fukudome had three hits, knocked in a 2 victory over the White Sox in the rubber match of a key American League Central series.With the win, Cleveland increas...

  3. Fukudome , Soriano homer as Cubs beat Brewers 12-7

    The Chicago Cubs' offense was too much for the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday.Kosuke Fukudome had three hits and broke the game open with a three-run homer, Alfonso S...

  4. Fukudome wins it for Cubs in ninth

    Carlos Pena finally is seeing all the extra work pay off.Pena led off the ninth with a tying homer and Kosuke Fukudome hit a game-ending single as the Chicago Cubs s...

  5. Jackson throws out Fukudome at plate, Tigers win

    The box score says that Jose Valverde extended his franchise-record save streak to 37 on Sunday.He'll be the first to tell anyone that the save really belongs to Tig...

  6. White Sox sweep Mariners

    Kosuke Fukudome knocked in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly as a part of a three-run sixth inning and the Chicago White Sox downed the Seattle Mariners, 7-4, to...

  7. One weekend is enough for interleague play

    The white uniforms circa 1918 were a nice touch, though perhaps the Red Sox should have stopped there. While nothing screams retro more than a guy with a megaphone a...

  8. Lincecum hammered for six runs, Chicago cruises past San Francisco

    Starlin Castro drove in three runs, Kosuke Fukudome homered and the Chicago Cubs battered San Francisco ace Tim Lincecum in an 8-6 win over the Giants on Tuesday nig...

  9. Dempster stops the Brewers with 8-1 victory

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ryan Dempster beat Milwaukee for the fourth consecutive time and Kosuke Fukudome and Tyler Colvin homered to help the Chicago Cubs to an 8-1 win ove...

  10. Cubs score 4 in eighth, beat Brewers 7-6

    CHICAGO (AP) — Kosuke Fukudome and Ryan Theriot each hit two-run singles with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-6 on W...

  11. Tribe beat ChiSox in twinbill opener

    Casey Kotchman and Michael Brantley each hit two-run doubles in a five-run third inning, as Cleveland held on and topped Chicago, 8-6, in the opener of a twinbill.Tr...

  12. Cubs ink Fujikawa

    The Chicago Cubs signed pitcher Kyuji Fujikawa to a two-year contract with a vesting/club option for the 2015 season.The deal is reportedly worth $9.5 million.Fujika...

  1. Randy Wells, Kosuke Fukudome lead Cubs to 2-0 win over Giants

    Randy Wells pitched 7 2-3 innings and Kosuke Fukudome homered to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 2-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night.Leading San ...

  2. OF Kosuke Fukudome , White Sox agree to $1M deal

    Kosuke Fukudome is joining the Chicago White Sox for a fraction of the price he cost the Cubs four years ago.The outfielder agreed Tuesday to a one-year contract tha...

  3. Kosuke Fukudome , Carlos Marmol lead Cubs past Pirates 5-3 to avoid 3-game sweep

    Thomas Diamond received a game ball and a beer shower after his first major league win.Diamond relieved injured starter Tom Gorzelanny and was part of a strong effor...

  4. Former Cub Fukudome returns to Japanese baseball after 5 season in major leagues

    Former major league outfielder Kosuke Fukudome has returned to Japan where he will play for the Hanshin Tigers of the Central League.The 35-year-old signed a three-y...

  5. White Sox place Fukudome on DL

    The Chicago White Sox have placed outfielder Kosuke Fukudome on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 4, with a strained right oblique.Fukudome is hitting ju...

  6. Indians acquire Fukudome from Cubs to boost outfield

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Cleveland Indians , needing help in their outfield, have acquired Kosuke Fukudome from the Chicago Cubs as part of a three-player deal, the t...

  7. Fukudome's single in 9th lifts Cubs past A's 3-2

    CHICAGO (AP) — Kosuke Fukudome, benched recently due to a slump at the plate, singled to start a tying rally in the eighth inning before driving in the winning run w...

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