After missing the postseason last year, the Yankees clinched early this year. As a result, they've been able to get everyone rested and set up the rotation for the playoffs. We know what the starting lineup will be. We know that the Yankees will choose the long season and start Sabathia, Pettitte, and then Burnett. There are still a few questions to be answered, though. á Should the Yankees do anything with their slumping outfielders? Johnny Damon will end the season in an awful slump. Over the past 20 games, he has put up a paltry line of .197/.313/.239 in 84 plate appearances. If there is one thing I stress, it's sample size. These 84 plate appearances have very little bearing on Johnny Damon's projection. It is a small slump, but these things happen over the course of the season. There ...
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