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Pittsburgh Pirates

On Deck: Yankees in a Funk, Does McGehee Help?

by Kenny Ducey
Flickr | Keith Allison

On Tuesday morning, it seemed unlikely the Yankees would pull the trigger on a deal before the 4 PM non-waiver deadline. However as 3:56 rolled around, it looked like they were about to make a trade - for Ryan Dempster. However when the dust had settled at 4:01, it was Casey McGehee of the Pirates who was sent to the Bombers - for reliever Chad Qualls. Texas, instead, landed Dempster.

Would the Yankees have been better off trading for Dempster and sticking with Nix and Chavez at 3B? Or does the fact that McGehee plays 1B and 3B give the Yankees much-needed depth?

On Deck: July 30th

by Kenny Ducey
Flickr | Keith Allison

On the show's first episode, the guys take your calls as they talk Yankees-Red Sox, the Mets' series with the Diamondbacks, and the Trade Deadline. Hear what fans are saying about the possibilty of a Yankees deadline deal, where the loss leaves them, the effect of the Zack Greinke trade, and more!

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