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How Many Wins Will the Yankees’ Catcher Problems Cost the Team in 2013?

Russell Martin signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates in November, the New York Yankees lost a player who was a big part of their team in 2011 and 2012. Replacing his production won't be easy, and his departure most definitely has the potential to impact the club's record in 2013.

In a negative way, mind you. Not in a good way.

Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com is convinced that the Yankees are going to miss Martin in 2013, and so am I. Martin only hit .211 in 2012, but he was a solid presence behind the plate and a good guy to have up to bat with the game on the line. 

As far as just how many wins Martin was worth in and of himself, all we have for that is the universally beloved love-it-or-hate-it Wins Above ...

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