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New York Yankee Fans: More Reasons Not to Trade for Felix Hernandez

have continued since the failure of the New York Yankees to land Cliff Lee in the offseason that the Yankees must trade for an ace starting pitcher.

Most Yankee fans salivate about the possibility of getting Cy Young winner, Felix Hernandez from the hapless Seattle Mariners.

Let's take a look at how significant a Cy Young winner or even a 20 game winner is to a team's chances to make it to the Fall Classic.

If you look at the Cy Young winners over the past ten years in each league, you have to go all the way back to 2001 to find a Cy Young winner pitching in the World Series for either league.

In 2001 Randy Johnson won the NL Cy Young and he pitched for the eventual champion Arizona Diamondbacks.

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