According to the Scranton/Wilkes Barre Yankees , the Yankees have signed infielder Eric Bruntlett to a minor league deal, and he is expected to play in Triple-A Scranton tonight.

Bruntlett is a former major leaguer with 512 games experience over seven seasons. His career average is just .231, OPS is .633, and OPS+ is 64. He last played for the Phillies over the last two seasons. He played in 72 games last year for them with an OPS+ of just 22.

Most recently, he was in the Washington Nationals organization playing in Triple-A. In 44 games this season, he has a .210 average and a .611 OPS in the minors.

This sounds like a move strictly for minor league depth. Bruntlett has almost no chance to make the majors even if a few players went down with injuries. He’s not a bad guy to have in your organization either, because he plays just about every position except pitcher or catcher.

Bruntlett also turned an unassisted triple play last season against the Mets. Here is a video of that:

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