Aug 22, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees second baseman Martin Prado (right) and center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury (22) react after Prado hit a walkoff single in the bottom of the ninth inning against the Chicago White Sox at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees defeated the White Sox 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports
Yankees Editorial: Martin Prado is Yankees loss, Miami’s Gain
Martin Prado is the kind of player everyone wants to have around their clubhouse. He is the rare five-tool ballplayer every team dreams of having in their lineup each and every day.
Though the tenure was short, Martin Prado sure did earn his pinstripes with the New York Yankees. He became a team leader, and just when he figured to be the every day second basemen for the Yankees in 2015, he was traded to the Miami Marlins for the wildly inconsistent right-handed flamethrower Nathan Eovaldi in December because the Yankees were in dire need of starting pitching.
The Marlins, behind superstar Giancarlo Stanton and the newly acquired Martin Prado are certainly on their way to success in 2015, while the Yankees are trying to find a way to avoid a third straight year of no baseball in October. Click here for full article.
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