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In January of 2007, after it was clear that the Randy Johnson-in-NY experiment had failed, the Yankees wrangled a deal with the only team that he'd pitch for - the hated and hate-filled Arizona Diamondbacks.For the Big Unit, we received Steven Jackson, Ross Ohlendorf, Luis "Mr. Every Day" Vizcaino and Alberto Gonzalez - who at the time was the namesake of the embattled Bush Administration Attorney General. This brought hilarity to every blog post.Vizcaino appeared in 77 games and was one of the last bullpen lugnuts generally believed to be killed by Joe Torre. His ERA was 4.30, but he always took the ball. He left as a free agent the following year. Ironically, we signed him as a free agent in the winter of 2010, then dropped him a month later. Circle of Life, Mustafa would say.Jackson never pitched for us. We waived him, the Pirates - the reclaimers of lost Yankee souls - signed him, and he pitched in 51 games over two seasons, last seen in 2010. Gone.Ohlendorf was s...
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