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Yanks Want Three Arms For Unit

Yesterday for the East Valley Tribune, Jack Magruder indicated that the Yankees want a trio of young arms from the Diamondbacks in return for Randy Johnson.  They want one reliever in the group.

Brandon Medders, a 27 year-old right-handed reliever, is said to be a target.  Medders posted a solid 3.64 ERA in 71 innings in 2006, though his 1.68 K/BB ratio is cause for concern.  Magruder indicates that Arizona wants to substitute the pricier Luis Vizcaino instead of Medders.

The other pitchers would come out of this group: Edgar Gonzalez, Enrique Gonzalez, Dustin Nippert, Ross Ohlendorf, and Micah Owings.  What, no Juan CruzBaseball Prospectus's Kevin Goldstein lists Nippert as a "good prospect" and Owings as an "average prospect."  The others aren't in the team's top 10.  That might be a testament to all the young talent in the organization though.

Magruder doesn't expect the D'Backs to meet this Yankee demand, but perhaps the teams can meet in the middle.



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