In his four plus years with the New York Yankees, Melky Cabrera was loved by many of the fans. But he was never appreciated by the management of the team. Cabrera was often the talk of trade rumors until he was finally traded last week to Atlanta in a move which will bring Javier Vasquez back to New York. But Cabrera was still only 25-years-old, and he was a better player than he was given credit for. The pole star in recent years for Yankee centerfielders has been Bernie Williams. Williams was an excellent player for New York for many years, and a comparison between young Bernie Williams and Melky Cabrera leaves Melky Cabrera a little short, but not by much. There are a lot of legitimate comparisons between Bernie and Melky. Both came to the Yankees when they were very young. Melky first ...
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