Yankees Offseason: Review & Alternatives

A) What the Yankees have done so far                                                           

B) What they could have done to make a better team and to fit under the 2014 budget

1.)           A) go into to Spring Training with Cervelli, Romine, and Stewart at catcher

                B) resign Russell Martin for 2 years 17 million

2.)           A) sign Kevin Youkilis to a 1 year $12 million deal

                B) sign Mark Reynolds to a 1 year $6 million deal

3.)           A) sign Ichiro to a two year deal worth between $13-$14 million

                B) resign Nick Swisher for 4 years and $52 million

4.)           A) trade Phillip J. Hughes for future prospects

                B) make a $30 million posting fee and sign Ryu Hyun-jin for 6 years and $36                  million

5.)           A) Allow Cano and Granderson play out their contract year

                B) trade Cano to Cardinals and Granderson to a team in need of a CF such as Rangers, Reds, Nationals, Braves, Phillies / Trade for Nate Schirholtz to play LF with Gardner in CF and allow

6.)           A) have Jayson NIX has backup 3B

                B) sign Ian Stewart to a 1 year $2 million deal

7.)           A) vacant backup middle IF

                B) sign Japanese import Hiroyuki Nakajima

Positive moves that need no alternatives include the re-signings of Rivera, Pettitte, and Kuroda to 1 year deals

Each move will be further examined in upcoming posts

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A 3rd year student at Niagara University. I am a big fan of the Packers, Yankees, Nets, Devils, and Kentucky Wildcats . There will be a little of each of them in this blog and just thoughts on sports in general.
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