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Deadline dud a big concern for Yankees

Win now? For the Yankees, after failing to secure another arm, it's more win how?

Updated: August 1, 2011, 11:05 AM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman sat at the news conference microphone and made his case for why the team didn't make a single move by Sunday's trade deadline for the first time since 1998. It just didn't sound like the sort of speech a Yankees GM makes.

Whatever happened to Yankees credos like "Win now" and "Whatever it takes"?

So far, Cashman's answer in 2011 has been this: Of the eight teams that would've qualified for the playoffs had the ...

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