Fantasy Impact: Vazquez back to the Bronx, Jays acquire Morrow

Posted: 23rd December 2009 by Charlie Saponara in MLB
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Two big trades went down a day ago and are on the verge of being official. The big deal involves the Yankees acquiring Javier Vazquez from the Braves for Melky Cabrera and two prospects. Before that deal went down, the Blue Jays and Mariners agreed to trade power throwing right-handers Brandon League and Brandon Morrow. What is the fantasy fallout of these two deals?
Vazquez to the Yankees Despite posting consistently good K/BB rates over his career, Vazquez has put up some lofty ERAÆs. In 2009, it finally seemed like his ERA matched his peripherals. Now, coming off his career best season, Vazquez heads back to the Bronx where he had perhaps his career worst year in 2004.á In 2009, Vazquez pulled a Cliff Lee 2008, meaning that he flip-flopped his groundball and fly-ball rates (to ...

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