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Attention New York Yankees: Manny Banuelos Is Ready for the Show

this spring, New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman insisted that Manny Banuelos, who won't turn 20 years old for another few days, had "no chance" to make the major league team out of spring training. 

The young left-hander, says Cashman, will begin the 2011 season at Double-A Trenton.

This would make sense if Banuelos were your normal soon-to-be 20-year-old pitcher; which is to say, somebody in desperate need of more seasoning before being ready to even dream of pitching in the major leagues.

But to watch Banuelos pitch, even in spring training, is to know the minor leagues have nothing to offer him but innings. We see no rational reason to waste those innings in the minor leagues—especially when the major league team is ...

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