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Lack of Pitching, Not Lack of Timely Hitting, Cost New York Yankees in Playoffs

basic premise is that the New York Yankees, despite president Randy Levine's protestations, don't really care if they win the World Series as long as they make money.

If management wanted to maximize their chances of becoming world champions this past season, general manager Brian Cashman would have been allowed to sign or trade for one or two top pitchers instead of settling for a number of retreads, such as Bartolo Colon and Freddy Garcia.

Near the July 31 trading deadline, Cashman said "I'd be shocked if I could trade for anything better than what I'm getting off the DL, both with starters in Colon and Hughes and in the bullpen with Soriano."

Don't claim that the Yankees lost to the Detroit Tigers because they failed to hit with ...

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