|Andy Phillips refuses outright assignment by Yankees becomes free agent|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 07 December 2007 08:25|
Phillips was designated for assignment on Tuesday, when the Yankees needed to clear a roster spot for backup catcher Jose Molina, who finalized a $4 million, two-year contract.
Phillips batted .292 with two homers and 25 RBIs in 61 games for the Yankees. Promoted from Triple-A on June 19, he played extensively at first base in place of injured Doug Mientkiewicz.