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Yankees-Angels: Javier Vazquez Acquisition Not Yet Paying Dividends for Yankees

only two starts into the 2010 season, but Javier Vazquez is not providing the depth promised when the Yankees acquired him via a trade in December.

After a 5 2/3-inning debut in which he surrendered eight runs against the Rays, the right-hander once again failed to escape the sixth frame on Wednesday, when he yielded four runs in a 5-3 loss to the Angels.

Vazquez is now 0-2 with a 9.82 ERA.

But this should be no surprise to fans who watched him labor through his first tour of duty in the Bronx back in '04. That year, he posted a 4.91 ERA and threw only 198 innings, his lowest total in the past 10 seasons.

Many thought Vazquez was a great addition to the Yankees' rotation because of his 15-10 record and 2.87 ERA with the ...

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