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New York Yankees: GM Cashman Picks Up Schlitter, but Needs To Go Get Pettitte

York Yankees GM Brian Cashman claimed 25-year-old Brian Schlitter, a relief pitcher, off waivers this week from the Chicago Cubs.
 
Schlitter made seven appearances out of the bullpen in 2010 for the Cubs. Over his eight innings of work, Schlitter posted a terrible 12.37 ERA, giving up 18 hits, 11 earned runs, allowed two home runs and walked five of the 48 batters he faced.
 
Schlitter also hit one batter, the Brewers' Carlos Gomez, in the head in the eighth inning of the 18-1 Cubs loss. Gomez went on the DL and Schlitter was sent back down to Triple-A.
 
The Cubs lost all seven games that the 6'5", 240-pound Schlitter appeared in, which is not a comforting stat to read.
 
Schlitter throws right and survives on a mid-90s fastball ...

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