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Posted by: Larry Fleisher on Apr 6, 2011 at 05:39:29 PM

Today is April 6 and a year ago, Rafael Soriano was in Tampa Bay and was the winning pitcher in a 4-3 Rays' victory over the Orioles. That day, Soriano began a 45-save season by working out of a bases-loaded jam.

Last night, Soriano failed to work out of the same situation as he gave up three walks for the first time as a relief pitcher. Then he did one of the cardinal sins, especially in New York and that was not owning up to it.

Whether he pitches a third straight game remains to be seen, especially since he has thrown 51 pitches during the last two games, but one thing is certain, Soriano deserves a lot of credit for apologizing. Not only did he apologize but he was authentic, engaging and vowed it would never occur again.

"I think it takes character and I think it takes self-evaluation

Posted by: Larry Fleisher on Aug 19, 2010 at 12:18:57 PM

About the last thing the Yankees want to do is get caught shorthanded.  For the last few days, they have been playing with a 23-man roster due to injuries by Lance Berkman and Alex Rodriguez.

In the outfield and at DH there are a few options but in the infield is where there would be trouble if something happened such as Rodriguez trying to play a few innings and getting hurt again or Ramiro Pena getting injured.

So with that in mind, Eduardo Nunez is here and here's what we know about him:

He is a 23-year-old infielder from the town of Maca in the Dominican Republic who was not drafted and made his pro debut in 2005 with the Staten Island Yankees.  In his first 2 1/2 seasons, his average went from .313 to .227 and then slowly rose again to .238.  When he reached the Florida