- Wallace Matthews, ESPNNewYork.com
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The 33-year-old, who plays all three outfield positions, will join the team on Friday in time to face his former teammates at Fenway Park.
McDonald batted .214 with 2 home runs and 9 RBIs in 38 games for the Red Sox. The Yankees will announce a roster move on Friday to accomodate McDonald on the major league roster.
In order to make room on the 40-man roster, the Yankees designated righty Chris Schwinden, claimed off waivers earlier in the week, for assignment.
The New York Yankees announced they have acquired Darnell McDonald off waivers from the Boston Red Sox.