Was The Chan Ho Park Deal Worth It?

Jason KimCorrespondent IMarch 5, 2010

NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 04:  Chan Ho Park #61 of the Philadelphia Phillies throws a pitch against the New York Yankees in Game Six of the 2009 MLB World Series at Yankee Stadium on November 4, 2009 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Yankees won 7-3 to win the series 4 games to 2.  (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
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Many people wondered if the Yankees signing Chan Ho Park was a good deal. When they think of him, they think of his starts, especially the not good ones. But he had and ERA of around 2.50 as a reliever, so it seems like it is worth it. The Yankees also signed him late, making the deal cheaper than it's supposed to be.

For all of you Yankees fans saying that he can't pitch: you're wrong. How did he pitch shutout ball out of the pen, in his first World Series, against the Yankees?