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Pinstripe Alley Podcast Episode 59: Trade deadline victory and a terrific Tigers series

What's this? The Yankees have a presentable infield now and they just took three out of four from the Tigers? Excellent.

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The Yankees had a pretty terrific trade deadline, and they celebrated by having a couple great series against the Red Sox and Tigers. More of these Yankees, please.

[0:00] Intro music: "Victory" - Super Mario RPG
[0:13] The Yankees took three of four from the Tigers? Wut
[5:15] Trade Deadline wrap-up: Thoughts on Stephen Drew, Martin Prado, and the deals overall
[9:10] Thoughts on evaluating trades in hindsight
[14:41] The value of trading for multiple assets rather than investing too much in one
[16:53] News on the injury front: Michael Pineda and Masahiro Tanaka on the mend?
[20:22] Would it be best to just not even bother trying to pitch Tanaka in 2014 and instead try to get him to rehab slowly for Opening Day 2015?
[24:19] Oh yeah, David Phelps is hurt, too
[26:33] Yankeeography: Rich Hill
[31:04] In defense of Mark Teixeira
[34:30] Matt F. B-Ref: Trivia game with the Yankees players who have batted ninth the most, by position. Some pretty outstanding names showed up.
[45:24] Horror stories from the 2013 Yankees
[50:47] Tweetbag: Tanaka starts in 2014, favorite Ninja Cash pickup, pants, worst playoff rotations, Shane Greene's future, and the difficulty of predicting waiver wire period trades
[1:05:43] Yankee/Mitre of the Week

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