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Carl Pavano: Everything The Yankees Expected

Published by on April 20, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

In the winter of 2004 the Yankees signed Carl Pavano. He was much ballyhooed and there were great expectations for him when he came to New York.

Yesterday Pavano was everything the Yankees expected him to be as he pitched very effectively and late into the game giving his team a chance to win.

Unfortunately for the Yankees it came four years too late as he was pitching for the Cleveland Indians, the visiting team in Yankee Stadium.

Pavano won only nine games while losing eight for the Yankees over his four year contract.  In fact he pitched in exactly 26 games for the Bombers to earn his $40 million dollar contract.

Constantly injured, usually in rehab in Tampa, Pavano became the but...

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