Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 7/10/13
There was a time about a half decade ago that Joba Chamberlain and Phil Hughes were considered to be untouchable in trades. The New York Yankees had plans for them to be their two top frontline starters for years, something the Yankees had never developed in their farm system before. When the Yankees were trying to obtain Johan Santana from the Twins when he was the best pitcher in baseball, the Twins said no deal without Joba and Hughes. Cashman and the Yankees walked away, no way were the giving up the two of them. Well, now they are ready to sell them off according to Ken Rosenthal, and they aren’t landing Clayton Kershaw. AL exec: “Yanks aggressively pushing Joba, Hughes. Joba could happen soon to NL team.” Source says #Yankees talking on both, nothing close. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 10, 2013 Who is at fault for Joba and Hughes never turning into who everyone thought they could be? Who really knows. They certainly were jerked around enough early in their careers. Joba was the most dominant set-up man in the game for the final two months of the year when he arrived in the Bronx. He was almost [...]
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