Updated: Jan 19, 2007, 12:34 PM

Vote: Will New York miss the Big Unit?

 Randy Johnson
Randy Johnson couldn't get New York another championship in 2005 or 2006.
Randy Johnson's quest to win a World Series in New York has ended.

The Yankees and Diamondbacks tentatively agreed to a deal that sent the volatile, talented lefty to the Diamondbacks for pitcher Luis Vizcaino and three prospects.

Johnson averaged 17 wins during the last two seasons in New York, but he was a thin shadow of his former, dominant self. In 2006, his 5.00 ERA was below league average for only the second time in his 19-year career. His three playoff games in New York were disastrous; he lost one game and had an ERA of 6.92 in only 13 innings.

Johnson is now headed back to the site of his former glory. He was co-MVP of the 2001 World Series along with former D-backs pitcher Curt Schilling. Will he succeed in the desert? How will New York fare without him? SportsNation, vote now!


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