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Bartolo Colon may be Yankees' No. 2

With trouble finding rotation help by the trade deadline, the ball is in Big Bart's hands

Updated: July 31, 2011, 2:52 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Plan A from the beginning of the season was to tread water until July. The New York Yankees hoped the Bartolo Colons and the Freddy Garcias would buy them time until they could locate someone to team with CC Sabathia for October.

With the sand in the trade deadline hourglass dwindling, Colon may have to take on a second savior role as well.

Unless Yankees GM Brian Cashman can find a stud starting pitcher in the final hours of the deadline, Colon -- if he can ...

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