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Backstop to the future? Not so fast

Yankee Stadium out of reach until Jesus Montero learns to focus on the here and now

Updated: June 23, 2011, 5:41 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

MOOSIC, Pa. -- The future of the New York Yankees received a two-game timeout earlier this month because the organization felt his play lacked "energy," according to one club official.

The future of the Yankees has hit just five home runs all season, which is miniscule when compared to the output of Triple-A Scranton teammates -- and borderline prospects -- Jorge Vazquez (20) and Justin Maxwell (16).

The future of the Yankees has thrown out eight of 45 base stealers (.178), ...

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