Yankees sign Williamson to minor-league deal

Updated: July 22, 2007, 8:46 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees signed right-hander Scott Williamson to a minor league contract on Sunday.

Williamson went 1-0 with a 4.40 ERA in 16 appearances with Baltimore this season and was designated for assignment July 4.

The 31-year-old former Oklahoma State standout also has played for San Diego, the Chicago Cubs, Boston and Cincinnati in his nine-year career.

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