On June 23 2001 — The Yankees attempt to shore up their bullpen by getting P Jay Witasick from the Padres for infield prospect D’Angelo Jimenez. The Yanks’ first choice, Expos P Ugueth Urbina, failed a physical exam and will end up with the Red Sox instead.

 


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