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Yankees’ Once-Hyped Prospect Trio Finding Success Away from NY Spotlight

class="ui-droppable">When the 2008 season began, the New York Yankees were thought to have baseball's best and rarest commodity: young and ascending starting pitching. At the time, the trio of Ian Kennedy, Phil Hughes and Joba Chamberlain represented 60 percent of future dominant rotations in the Bronx.

More than six years later, that dream is long gone. Success for the Kennedy-Hughes-Chamberlain trio, however, has finally all come together at the same time. With the specter of the New York spotlight out of the equation, the former Yankee farmhands are succeeding at levels that Yankees brass once hoped would happen in the AL East.

Heading into play on June 10, the San Diego Padres, Minnesota Twins and Detroit Tigers, respectively, ...

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