Least valuable pitcher of the 2000s
And the anti-Cy Young Award goes to right-hander and Aruban knight Sidney Ponson
In July 2006, when the New York Yankees took a flier on troubled pitcher Sidney Ponson, general manager Brian Cashman expressed hope that Ponson's recovery from alcohol issues might lead to a new and more productive phase of his career.
"He's been dry since August," Cashman told reporters.
In hindsight, that might be the nicest thing a major league executive has said about Ponson in the past five years.
Ponson was far from the worst pitcher to don a big league uniform in the ...
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