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Tuesday June 25th 2024


Melky Cabrera for Javier Vazquez: Yankees Are Taking Over the Universe

on now, this is getting a little ridiculous.

A year after acquiring the high-priced trio of C.C. Sabathia, Mark Teixeira, and A.J. Burnett, and a couple of weeks after trading for spark plug Curtis Granderson, the New York Yankees have added Javier Vazquez -- a quality right-handed starter -- to their already loaded roster.

And all they had to give up was Melky Cabrera and a couple of prospects?

Jeez. Why do I have to be a Mets fan?

Vazquez, 33, is coming off one of the best seasons of his 12-year major league career. With the Atlanta Braves, Vazquez went 15-10 with a 2.87 ERA and 238 strikeouts. He was sixth in the NL in ERA, and second in strikeouts.

Those are the statistics of a top-tier pitcher.

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - New York Yankees

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