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There aren't many names circulating in regards to the Yanks outfielder search, but Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News (Via Twitter) came up with a logical option in Matt Diaz of the Atlanta Braves:
Diaz battled major health issues in 2012 and only played in 51 games. But the Braves outfielder has proven to be a solid hitter at the major-league level in the past.
In 2007, Diaz hit .338 with 12 homers and 45 RBI in 135 games with the Braves. As recently as 2009, Diaz hit .313 with 13 homers and 58 RBI in 125 games. Not to mention, as Feinsand reported, Diaz is very effective against left-handers and can help the Yankees shore-up their outfield platoon.
Injuries have been a concern for Diaz, but he won't have to play as much in New York. Coming off a season in the trainer's room, Diaz will also cost much less to acquire. The Braves outfielder will also be a free agent in 2013, so he isn't a long-term commitment.
This idea is really just speculation, but it makes sense for the Yanks.