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Johnny Cueto Splash Is Missing Piece to Yankees’ Playoff Run

class="ui-droppable">If you've ever wondered what Johnny Cueto would look like in pinstripes, you're not alone.

The New York Yankees were curious enough to send a scout to watch the Cincinnati Reds ace pitch recently, per George A. King III of the New York Post. And the scout stuck around for at least two Cueto outings, per Jon Morosi of Fox Sports:

The Yanks were also looking at veteran Reds right-hander Mike Leake, King reported. Of Leake, an unnamed scout told King, "In the National League, he could be a 3; in the AL, a 4."

Cueto, on the other hand, is an unambiguous No. 1, a game-changing prize who would instantly elevate any rotation.

There's a wrinkle: Cueto had his next scheduled start pushed from ...

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