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MLB Trade Speculation: Will the New York Yankees Go After Mariners’ Erik Bedard?

inconsistent and ineffective. Those were three of the many words used during the offseason to describe the New York Yankees' 2011 starting rotation.

Being left practically empty-handed after losing aces Andy Pettitte and Cliff Lee, the New York Yankees were left with A.J. Burnett and Phil Hughes, two pitchers whose tendency to fall apart under pressure aided the Yankees' 2010 playoff loss.

Announcing Bartolo Colon and Freddy Garcia as starting pitchers did not alleviate matters either. Coming off a 4.19 ERA for the 2009 season and taking the 2010 season off, no one knew if Colon would be ready to start for the Yankees. The same goes for Garcia, who came off a 4.64 ERA for the 2010 season.

Despite all of the negativity ...

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