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Meet Alfredo Aceves, The New York Yankees’ Secret Weapon

Published by on June 7, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Entering the 2009 season, not many people were confident about the Yankees' bullpen situation. Outside of Mariano Rivera, the team lacked a true workhorse, someone who could do whatever the team asked at any time.

Enter Alfredo Aceves.

Now, people outside of New York might be scratching their heads and asking each other, "Who the heck is this guy?"

Two years ago, scouts were asking the same thing.

Pitching in the Mexican League for six years, Aceves was a solid starter, going 34-23 with a 4.06 ERA with the Yucatán Leones and Sultanes de Monterrey.

After watching him dominate the competition in 2007 with an 11-5 record, 3.64 ERA and 70 strikeouts, the Yankees inked him to a m...

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