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Tuesday September 22nd 2020


Could Francisco Cervelli Ignite Aging N.Y. Yankees in 2013?

New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli is a man of steadfast grit, inspiring hustle and high-octane passion.

A fan favorite in the Bronx, this Venezuelan/Italian native boasts a pesky bat and a solid knack for handling pitching staffs.

Yet, for all of Cervelli’s upside, the 26-year-old backstop’s pro career has been a roller coaster of promotion and odd demotion, such as when he failed to make the club out of spring training in 2012.  

Now that Russell Martin is gone, Cervelli finds himself as the lead stallion in a race with Chris Stewart and Austin Romine for the Yankees' starting catcher position.

In his fourth year of MLB service, could Cervelli finally settle into the post-Jorge Posada era ...

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