The New York Yankees have signed outfielder Matt Diaz to a minor league deal. Diaz spent last season with the Braves but was limited to 51 games.
In New York, Diaz figures to be used against left-handed pitching. Diaz is a career .324/.364/.498 hitting against southpaws.
Diaz, 34, has spent parts of 10 seasons in the big leagues. In addition to the Braves, Diaz has also played for the Rays, Pirates and and Royals.