April 17, 2012 12:00 AM
" The mere mention of Carl Pavano's name makes many Yankee fans spitting mad.
His four years with the team featured just 26 starts thanks to a variety of injuries and he became one of the poster boys for what could be termed the decline phase of the George Steinbrenner era as the Yankees simply signed whatever free agents were on the market instead of actually judging them based on talent.
Pavano's last year in New York was 2008 and it's not entirely coincidental that it was the last time the Yankees missed the playoffs.
The Yankees only saw Pavano once since his departure, back in 2009 when he pitched for the Indians, before he took the mound in the Bronx on Monday night. He was greeted with the same boos he heard when he played in these parts and the first inning seemed like it would be a fun night for the home team "
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