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Joseph Eager To Prove He Belongs

Joseph needs to try not to do too much

MOOSIC, PA – It may have only been for a day, but Corban Joseph accomplished the goal every ballplayer sets out to do. Joseph was recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre May 13 to be the Yankees' 26th man for a previously unscheduled doubleheader against Cleveland May 13. Thinking he was only there as a backup, Joseph did in fact make his Major League debut, starting both games of the doubleheader.

Now back with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Joseph, 24, is eager to perform well and show that he can be a long-term big leaguer. "It was awesome [to get called up]," he said. "I was a little bit nervous, but excited in the same sense. I got the opportunity to play, and I tried to make the best of it. All in all I think it was a good ordeal." Technically, it wasn't Joseph's first time in New York...

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