Grading the New York Yankees Offseason

Posted: 26th December 2009 by Andrew Winn in MLB
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The Yankees have sure made a splash this offseason, but not by buying every player on the market. Unlike the big spending spree last year, the Yankees did not sign the best pitcher on the market, Lackey, and are unlikely to sign Holliday or Bay. Brian Cashman has made himself known through trades with exception of Nick Johnson. They have acquired Curtis Granderson, Javier Vazquez, and Boone Logan while losing Melky Cabrera, Phil Coke, Mike Dunne,áArodys Vizcaino, Ian Kennedy, and coveted prospect Austin Jackson. In addition, they lost Hideki Matsui, Chien-Ming Wang, Xavier Nady, and possibly Johnny Damon to free agency. The Yankees, however, were successful in re-signing starting pitcher Andy Pettitte. This was aánecessaryáand expected move.áRealistically, where else would he pitch a ...

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