Of course Hal said this last year, and he has yet to rescind his “goal’ of keeping team payroll south of $189 million. Actually, he reaffirmed it earlier this week, which is suspect for sure.
As I have stated countless times already, the Yankees cannot field a World Series contending team without going over $189 million bucks.
I will give you a short list:
- In turn there is no homegrown prospect emerging, sorry to bust the bubbles of the fans that think the Core Four part deux is on route.
- Too many holes fill that cannot be filled correctly on the cheap. Second base – third base – two maybe three starting pitchers – a closer – a legit catcher (two backups do not count) – a lefty reliever – right fielder – best bench in baseball.
- Shopping in the bargain bin last season failed and things are much more dire this offseason.
What boggles my mind is how many naïve Yankees fans answer is to rebuild from the bottom and work on the farm system. Continue reading ‘Yankees Hot Stove: Waiting to be fixed’ »