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Keep Javy's performance in perspective

Javier Vazquez looked dominant against the Orioles on Tuesday -- but it's the Orioles

Updated: June 2, 2010, 11:53 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- In an age of wild extremes, at a time in sports when there is triumph and turmoil and nothing in between, Javier Vazquez represented the easiest angle of the night.

Honest to God, the man finally learned how to pitch in New York. Vazquez silenced whatever legion of inner demons had haunted him this spring, never mind Game 7 of the 2004 ALCS, and emerged from this 3-1 victory over Baltimore as the toughest athlete this town's seen since, since …

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