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New York Yankees: Who Will Be the Fourth Playoff Starter?

the tenure of Yankees manager Joe Girardi, the Bombers have been known to use a three-man rotation in the playoffs. As clear cut as the first three playoff starters are, if the Yankees were to use a fourth starter, who would that be?

We can pretty much put it in the bank that the Yankees' first three playoff starters will be CC Sabathia, Ivan Nova and Bartolo Colon, in that order. With the possible innings limits on Nova and Colon, who hasn't thrown this many innings in years, it may not be possible for the Bombers to use a three-man rotation.

The fourth starter may be as clear cut as the first three. A.J. Burnett isn't even worth mentioning. He hasn't even pitched well enough to make the rotation in Scranton-Wilkes Barre, let alone with the ...

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