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Texeira Finding His Way In New Role

Texeira is adjusting to pitching in middle relief

TRENTON, NJ - After being acquired in the Nick Swisher trade this past offseason, Kanekoa Texeira is looking to show the Yankees what he can do and move quickly through the system, and he's doing in a completely different role.

Kanekoa Texeira, the laid-back Hawaiian right-handed reliever, is looking to build on a stellar season last year. Before coming over to the Yankees system he was a combined 6-3 with an impressive 1.33 ERA and 21 saves in 61 innings between Single-A Winston-Salem and Double-A Birmingham. However, this year he has gotten off to a bit of a rocky start with Trenton numbers-wise, but discounting...

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