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With Melky Cabrera Traded, The NY Yankees Are Outfield Thin

Caesar Cliffius


The New York Yankees sent Melky Cabrera to the Atlanta Braves for a return engagement of pitcher Javier Vazquez . The move may have helped support the pitching staff but it has left the outfield as weak as water.

Cabrera, 24,  played in 154 games in 2009 with 103 of them in center field. He batted .274 with 13 HR and 68 RBI.

The outfield was juggled considerably last season with Xavier Nady being out all season. He doesn’t show up on their roster or depth chart, so it is unclear what their plans are for him, considering that he is a free agent.

Now, with the exodus of Cabrera the Yankees will certainly use Curtis Granderson , who they obtained in the offseason ...

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