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Yankees to start Brian Gordon. Who?

Thirty-two-year-old minor league outfielder-turned-pitcher takes mound Thursday

Updated: June 16, 2011, 8:31 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

Brian Gordon to start for the Yankees, Thursday, 1:05 p.m. at the Stadium!

Brian Gordon? Who?

In this day and age, when we know everything and anything about everybody and anybody, it is sort of fun that the first reaction to the Yankees' starter for Thursday is, "Who?"

Here is a quick snapshot: Gordon is a 32-year-old right-handed pitcher with eye-popping minor league numbers this year.

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