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Gang Green wrote:At 27 you couldn't call Tex an aging veteran the Yanks would be receiving in return. That being said, the Yanks need middle relief help more than anything else. They'll get enough hitting to offset the shaky starting pitching. Perhaps Humberto Sanchez and Chamberlain can come up and supply some much needed help in the bullpen. That would be more valuable than acquiring Tex.
bigwords wrote:Second, though undoubtably, Teixeira is a great player, has anybody made a big deal out of the fact that his career home OPS is .957 compared to a career road OPS of .850?
cordscords wrote:Actually I think this is a good move by Cashman.
Value wise I think it's a good trade, but I dont think the Yankees need another bat. Let Chamberlin develop and the Yankees will have a nice 1-2-3 combo of Wang, Hughes, and Chamberlin in the near future.
Zito is God wrote:You didn't just name Damon as a good hitter did you? You're about 3 years late. The Yankees hitters are getting very old, Tex is turning 28 next year, has the gold glove they have needed at 1st, and will likely produce more runs than Chamberlin will save vs. a mediocre pitcher unless he is the ace some of you think he is.
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