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Owner George Steinbrenner of the Yankees considered...

Owner George Steinbrenner of the Yankees considered trading Willie Randolph for second baseman Alan Wiggins of the San Diego Padres, the New York Times reported. Because of Wiggins’ recent drug problems, though, Steinbrenner is no longer considering the trade.

“The deal was set to be made, subject to the Yankees talking to the doctors about Wiggins’ prognosis,” columnist Dave Anderson quoted an unidentified San Diego source as saying.


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