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Braves deal Javier Vazquez to Yankees for Melky Cabrera.

Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees reportedly agreed on a deal that will send SP Javier Vazquez and left-handed reliever Boone Logan to NYY for OF Melky Cabrera, rookie left-hander Mike Dunn and right-handed pitching prospect Arodys Vizcaino.

The Braves, who had an abundance of starting pitchers, had hoped to retain Vazquez’s services and instead tried unsuccessfully for the past month to move veteran Derek Lowe.

But, in the end, they found no teams willing to take on Lowe’s hefty contract, which still had three years and 45 million dollars remaining on the original four-year deal he signed with Atlanta last offseason.

The Yankees will pick up all of Vazquez’s 11.5 million salary for the 2010 season.

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