While some writers might think decent relievers are worthy of MVP votes, I tend to disagree. OK, to be fair, it wasájust one writer. Still, how anyone could think Jeremy Affeldt was the 10th most valuable player in the National League is something I find to be utterly ridiculous. OK, what does this have to do with anything? Well, every season there are some good to very good free agent relievers available. And what do you know, every season there are Yankee fans clamoring for Brian Cashman to get them signed. There are three relievers who have had their names thrown around in relation to the Yankees: Rafael Betancourt, Mike Gonzalez, and Rafael Soriano. Gonzalez and Soriano will probably be searching for closer roles, but that hasn't stopped Yankeeáfans andáwriters from speculating that ...
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