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Trade Jeter, not A-Rod

Jim Caple has one simple solution to solve all the Yankees' problems. And it's not trading A-Rod. It's trading the captain.

Updated: October 9, 2006, 3:10 PM ET
By Jim Caple | Page 2

Enough is enough. Just reaching the postseason might qualify as success in smaller markets such as Minnesota or Los Angeles, but not in New York. The world's greatest team has such lofty standards that even winning the World Series is a disappointment if it takes more than five games.

So, after two consecutive embarrassing first-round knockouts, three consecutive autumns without a World Series and six without a world championship, it's time for a major change. The Yankees are old. Each year, ...

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