By Matt Noonan
As confirmed by multiple sources, the New York Yankees have signed Wheaton College (Mass.) alum Chris Denorfia to a minor league deal and is expected to be in camp tomorrow.
According to NBC Sports’ Hardball Talk, if Denorfia does not make the opening day roster, he can opt-out of his contract.
Last season, Denorfia – an outfielder for the Chicago Cubs – hit .269 with three home runs.
The Yankees current outfield includes Brett Gardner, Jacoby Ellsbury, Carlos Beltran and Aaron Hicks – he was acquired from the Minnesota Twins this offseason. Denorifa will have his work cutout for him as he attempts to earn a spot on the opening day roster.