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Trade of Melky Cabrera Leaves New York Yankees in Need of an Outfielder

just keep trading away young talent.

After sending Austin Jackson and Ian Kennedy to the Tigers and D-backs in a three-team deal that netted the Yankees center fielder Curtis Granderson, New York has reportedly once again returned to its old ways, acquiring Javier Vazquez from the Braves in exchange for Melky Cabrera, Mike Dunn and Arodys Vizcaino.

Atlanta is also sending right-handed pitcher Boone Logan to the Yanks.

Vazquez, 33, will apparently fill the No. 4 starter's role, pushing Joba Chamberlain back to No. 5 and bumping Phil Hughes back into the bullpen.

I would've rather given Hughes, who is coming off an outstanding year as a reliever, another shot at starting, but it appears the Yankees have no intention of ...

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