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Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em: Notable Red Sox-to-Yankees Defections

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Sparky Lyle

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Lyle won a Cy Young in 1977 and played on two Yankees title teams. The guys the Bombers traded for him? Danny Cater and Mario Guerrero, who hit a collective .252 in Boston and never played more than 93 games in any of their seasons with the Sox.