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Broken Arms: The Yankees Pitching Mess

Published by on May 4, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

It has been a very rough season for the Yankees, as they, with their offense, have managed a modest 13-11 record, third in the AL East.

Unfortunately, despite their offense, the Yankees have badly struggled with the starting pitching and the bullpen.

Some of the evidence shows in the rotation:

Chien Ming-Wang: 0-3, 34.50 ERA, on DL with a foot injury.

C.C. Sabathia: 1-3, 4.85 ERA

A.J. Burnett: 2-0, 5.40 ERA

These three starters have dragged down the Yankees, with their underperformance. Wang's is understandable due to the foot injury suffered in Houston last season, but Sabathia and Burnett's performance is inexcusable for all the money the Yankees paid.


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