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Hurtin' Yankees running out of options

Unfortunately for battered Bombers, Ramiro Pena can play only one position at a time

Updated: May 20, 2010, 9:42 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Right now, the Most Valuable Yankee is about 5-foot-9, 175 pounds, is paid the minimum major league salary and looks as if he shouldn't be allowed in the ballpark unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.

And yet, if Ramiro Pena goes down, the defending world champions lose their main backup for, oh, six or seven positions.

Unless, of course, they ask him to play first base, too.

And judging by the late movement on his throw from right field to the plate in the ...

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