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Tuesday August 9th 2022


New York Yankees: Brian Cashman Pulls a Freidman Type Move, Signs David Aardsma

the New York Yankees roster seemed to be complete, the Yankees and David Aardsma agreed to a one-year contract for $500,000 with incentives and a team option for 2013.

A former first-round pick, David Aardsma was once considered to become the long-time closer for the Seattle Mariners. His brief stint as closer had ended as he had to undergo Tommy John surgery and missed the entire 2011 season.

The Yankees benefit as that missed season had lowered Aardsma's stock all the way to the bargain bin as two things could happen from this deal: 

1. Aardsma reverts to his 2010 form where he was Seattle's closer and becomes a steal.

2010 Stats—71.1 IP / 2.52 ERA / 1.16 WHIP / 80 SO / 34 BB / 38 SAVES

2. ...

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