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SportSeahawks QB Russell Wilson to attend Yankees spring training

03:51  15 march  2019
03:51  15 march  2019 Source:   seattlepi.com

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Wilson struck out in his only at-bat with the Yankees last spring .

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will attend Yankees spring training again this year, his MLB agent Mark Rodgers told reporter Jon Morosi on MLB Network Radio. Wilson reported to spring training last year and appeared in his first competitive baseball game since 2011.

Russell Wilson will be back with the Yankees this weekend.

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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson waits to hit during batting practice before a spring training game against the Atlanta Braves in March in Russell Wilson will attend spring training with the # Yankees this year, as he did in 2018, his @MLB agent, Mark Rodgers, just told us on

Wilson spent six days in training camp with the Yankees a year ago.

The Seahawks star quarterback confirmed on his Instagram Thursday that he will report to the club's spring training beginning Friday. He'll be with the Yanks through Saturday, per Randy Miller of NJ Advance Media.

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Wilson, of course, also reported to Yankees camp last year in a widely-publicized affair. He spent a week with the team then, doing fielding drills and batting practice. He even got an at-bat in a spring training game, although he struck out:

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Wilson, a two-sport star in college, was drafted in the fourth round of the 2010 MLB draft by the Colorado Rockies (He was also drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 41st round of the amateur draft in 2007, while he was still in high school). The Texas Rangers traded his rights to the Yankees in February of last year.

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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will once again reprise his role as the New York Yankees second baseman in spring training His baseball rights were eventually acquired by the Texas Rangers, who then traded him to the New York Yankees . He has shown up in spring training

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will once again be spending part of his offseason on the diamond. MLB Network's Jon Morosi reported MLB Network's Jon Morosi reported Thursday that Wilson will attend spring training with the New York Yankees this year. A 2010 fourth-round pick by

Across two minor-league seasons (2010-11), Wilson posted a .229/.354/.356 slash line with five home runs, 26 RBIs and 19 stolen bases in 93 appearances.

Ben Arthur is a Seahawks reporter for the SeattlePI. He can be reached by email at [email protected] Follow him on twitter at @benyarthur.

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Seahawks QB Russell Wilson to attend Yankees spring training

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