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So what’s next for the Yankees?

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc on Dec 10, 2008 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Now that CC Sabathia is in the fold, what is next for the Yankees? This is the likely scenario:

Another top starter: The Yankees either have or shortly will extend offers to A.J. Burnett, Derek Lowe and Ben Sheets. First to the altar wins.

Andy Pettitte: With the rotation they’re putting together, Pettitte would be a perfect No. 4 or No. 5 starter. If he’s willing to take a cut from the $16 million he made last season, they can get a deal done.

Center field: There could be a trade to me made to fill this spot. Rick Ankiel? Mike Cameron? Somebody else?

Bench: The Yankees badly need help here. It’s a back-burner issue for now, although they could sign somebody like Nick Punto fairly soon.

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Sorry for the delays on the blog today. As it often the case when big news breaks, it caused technical problems. I was trying fruitlessly to post for about an hour.

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