Once a major strength for the Yankees, the 2003 incarnation of the bullpen was a disaster. Major injuries to key pitchers and ineffectiveness on the part of several others left the relief corps in shambles. That was 2003, this is 2004. Brian Cashman, with the help of Big Stein's Big Wallet, has given the Yankee bullpen a complete facelift. Now, what once was a strength is a strength again.
March 1, 2004