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New York Yankees Depth: Can Justin Maxwell, Ronnie Belliard or Eric Chavez Help?

in the week, the Yankees acquired outfielder Justin Maxwell from the Washington Nationals in exchange for minor league righty Adam Olbrychowski.  Just yesterday, the team signed veterans Ronnie Belliard and Eric Chavez to minor league deals with invitations to spring training. 

Now that GM Brian Cashman is likely done bringing in possible bench options, I'll predict how helpful each of the aforementioned players can be to the Yankees in 2011.

Maxwell is a very, very big boy.  He's listed at 6'5'' and 235 pounds, but he may very well be a little bigger.  He's always been considered a superior athlete, and that athleticism could translate well into a reserve outfield spot on the Yankees.

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