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New York Yankees Are Treating 2011 Like 2003: Team Forced to Be Thrifty

2003, Mark Prior won 18 games with the Chicago Cubs.

That same year, Freddy Garcia won 12 games for the Seattle Mariners, while Bartolo Colon won 15 for the Chicago White Sox.

Andruw Jones was also in his prime, smacking 36 homers and driving in 116 runs for the Atlanta Braves.

Eight years later, these four players are New York Yankees.

Jones, on his fourth team in four years, has seen his batting average and playing time sharply decrease after a successful career with the Braves. Prior, who hasn’t appeared in the major leagues since 2006, is trying to work his way back from multiple arm injuries.

Colon, who didn’t pitch in the majors in 2010, and Garcia, who made 28 starts for the White Sox after ...

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