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New York Yankee Fans, Meet Chris Nelson: A Player That Actually Has Potential

class="ui-droppable">General manager Brian Cashman spent the offseason (and parts of spring training) picking up aging veterans presumably on the tail ends of their respective careers to fill the holes left by the injured stars of the team.

This type of decision-making has proved risky at times, but Cashman has made smart choices more often than not. Freddy Garcia, Bartolo Colon, Travis Hafner and Vernon Wells are just a few examples of older players that have produced when they put on the pinstripes.

A few days ago, though, the Yankees acquired second baseman Chris Nelson from the Colorado Rockies for a player to be named later and cash. At 27 years old, Nelson represents a nice change from the 30-plus-year-olds that have become staples of the Yankee ...

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