Citing the success of signing C.C. Sabathia and A.J. Burnett last winter, the world-champion New York Yankees announced Monday their off-season intentions of adding to their roster more players who only go by their first initials. Among the dozen qualified players on the Bronx Bombers’ early short list are J.J. Hardy, B.J. Upton, D.J. Carrasco, A.J. Pierzynski and J.A. Happ.
OTHER PLAYERS WITH INITIALS FOR FIRST NAMES