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Javier Vazquez finally gets his turn

Skipped over for May start, Yankees right-hander has turned his season around

Updated: August 6, 2010, 3:13 PM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Yankees right-hander Javier Vazquez is finally going to make his first start of the season versus the Boston Red Sox.

It was supposed to happen three months ago on May 7, the first game of a three-game set in Boston. But Vazquez had a rocky beginning to the 2010 season -- after five starts, he was 1-3 with an eye-popping 9.78 ERA.

So with a day off before that Red Sox series, Yankees manager Joe Girardi decided to skip Vazquez's turn in the rotation, worried that ...

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