The euphoria over winning a 27th World Series title has already begun to fade, just a little. The focus is turning to 2010, and trying to win No. 28.
What will GM Brian Cashman do this winter? We know what most of the questions are. Hideki Matsui? Johnny Damon? Andy Pettitte? The makeup of the starting rotation?
I have been a Yankee fan for the entirety of the Steinbrenner era, and the one thing I can say is the off-season is never dull around the Bronx Bombers.
Yet, word seeping out is that might just be the case this year.
Mark Teixeira, so never say never when it comes to the and spending.found $181 million lying around last offseason, and made a late, victorious bid to corral
But the initial read as the winter bazaar opens is that the Yankees do not intend to make a play for the three biggest free agents: CC Sabathia and ), the Yankees just might be boring this winter., and . After signing the three biggest free agents last offseason (Teixeira,
This is not about need, because corner outfield and starting pitcher are priorities to fortify what is now a champion. But based on conversations with multiple Yankees officials, I sense that financially and philosophically the Yankees will not big-game hunt in free agency.