The baseball winter meetings are underway and there is nothing to better help to kick off the meetings than a blockbuster trade. Well, not exactly. There was one trade today so far, but a blockbuster it is not. Today, the New York Yankees traded relief pitcher Brian Bruney to the Washington Nationals for a Player To Be Named Later. This is probably a good thing for BruneyÆs career. Going to Washington is good for Bruney Bruney, who is 28, strikes me as a guy who canÆt pitch in a big market. Every single time the Yankees gave him an opportunity to do something in the Bronx, either Bruney got hurt or imploded. Remember, it was Bruney who came into the 2009 season as the eighth inning set-up guy to Mariano Rivera. But, of course Bruney struggled, got hurt, Phil Hughes took over in ...
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Article written by Adam Bernacchio