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Javier Vazquez Trade Will Pay Off for Yankees in 2010

years ago, Javier Vazquez came into Yankee spring training, being touted as the "ace" of a shaky Yankees pitching staff, but also looked at as the future of the most storied franchise in baseball.

Early on, Vazquez didn't disappoint and was even named to the 2004 American League All-Star team. 

What happened after that, is what many Yankee fans are not completely sure of.  Many fans felt that Vazquez crumbled under the pressure of New York, which ultimately culminated in giving up a grand slam to Johnny Damon in Game Seven of the ALCS, to cap off the biggest collapse in sports history.  There were also many rumors of Vazquez being hurt down the stretch that season, and that he had a "dead arm."

But no matter what exactly ...

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