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Saturday June 15th 2024


Do Yankee Fans Deserve Javier Vazquez?

warning: this post is a rant about Javier Vazquez.

Here’s what I don’t get about the Javier Vazquez trade: How is it not a bigger deal? Let’s look at what Brian Cashman did.

He turned a young outfielder, who for his career has been a league average player at best and was due over $3 million in arbitration, along with a promising but very far away pitching prospect, into a front-line starter.

Yet there exist people who don’t think this was a good deal for the Yankees? Yes, I know Vazquez had a down year when he pitched in NY in 2004. But let’s not get carried away. Let me present you this quote:

“Is Javier Vazquez really that much of an upgrade over Sergio Mitre ?”

That ...

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