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New York Yankees Shift Focus To Bullpen, Joakim Soria

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With top starting pitchers Cliff Lee and Dan Haren off the market, the New York Yankees seem to have shifted their trade deadline focus to bullpen help. Once the Yankees strong point, the bullpen is a bit of a mess right now outside of closer Mariano Rivera.

Joba Chamberlain has struggled this season in his eighth inning role. For the Yankees to go deep into the playoffs, they will likely need someone to step into that role and be a shutdown-type pitcher. Thoughts of David Robertson taking over the job have come up lately.

There are also some outside options and one in particular the Yankees seem interested in. According to MLBTradeRumors.com, the Yankees and Royals have been discussing a deal that would send Joakim Soria to ...

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