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Tuesday June 25th 2024


The Market for Chien Ming Wang

few years ago, Chien Ming Wang was considered the Yankees' ace. Now, Wang isn't even a Yankee. In fact, after being non tendered yesterday, Wang has no team:

Wang, 30, was a stalwart on Yankees teams that always seemed to be short of enough quality pitching, using his sinkerball to win 19 games in 2006 and 2007. As the Yankees struggled to find stability in its starting rotation, Wang stood out as the closest the team had to an ace, his success vaulting him to superstardom in his native Taiwan.

But a season-ending foot injury suffered while running the bases in an interleague game in June 2008 marked the start of a rapid, health-hastened decline that led to the Yankees non-tendering the pitcher before Saturday's deadline to do so.

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