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The holidays are over and New Year’s is upon us. Every year we all try to keep our New Year’s resolution, and every year we mostly fail. Heading into 2017, I most definitely asked all the Yankees what their New Year’s resolutions were.

“My New Year’s resolution is to play like it’s September 2016 all year long” —Tyler Austin

This guy hit .298/.377/.617 in September.

“My New Year’s resolution is to pace myself.” —Dellin Betances

Every year he seems to tapper off at the end. We need the big guy in September too.

“My New Year’s resolution is to get back on Twitter.” —Greg Bird

Baby come back.

“My New Year’s resolution is to trade everyone at the deadline.” —Brian Cashman

“My New Year’s resolution is to hit 20 home runs again.” —Starlin Castro

“My New Year’s resolution is to keep my head down.” —Aroldis Chapman

“My New Year’s resolution is to try and enjoy the ride.” —Tyler Clippard

Dude’s going to be included with Aroldis and Betances when the inevitable “Easy as ABC” shirt comes out. Calling it.

“My New Year’s resolution is to steal more bases.” —Jacoby Ellsbury

“My New Year’s resolution is to not be the anchor.” —Brett Gardner

“My New Year’s resolution is to not live and die by the mop.” —Joe Girardi

“My New Year’s resolution is to walk more than Starlin Castro.” —Didi Gregorius

Castro walked 29 times. Didi walked 19 times. Maybe we can do a little better?

“My New Year’s resolution is to do something memorable. Anything.” —Chase Headley

“My New Year’s resolution is to hit lefties.” —Aaron Hicks

“My New Year’s resolution is to figure out a way to be good again.” —Matt Holliday

“My New Year’s resolution is to strike out less.” —Aaron Judge

A 44.2% strikeout rate isn’t going to cut it.

“My New Year’s resolution is to survive spring training.” —Bryan Mitchell

Amazing how a broken toe can change everything.

“My New Year’s resolution is to not be so surprised when I serve up dingers.” —Michael Pineda

“My New Year’s resolution is to hit a home run.” —Rob Refsnyder

Refsnyder seems to believe he can hit more home runs if he just tries. Let’s see him hit one first.

“My New Year’s resolution is to enjoy my free ride.” —Austin Romine

Even with Kyle Higashioka now added to the 40-man roster, a lot will need to happen for Romine to lose his spot.

“My New Year’s resolution is to go out on a high note.” —CC Sabathia

After a positive 2016 season, CC can end his Yankees career on a high note if he can do it again.

“My New Year’s resolution is to start where I left off.” —Gary Sanchez

Future MVP.

“My New Year’s resolution is to actually throw my changeup.” —Luis Severino

Severino’s fastball is all over the place. Use that changeup or you’re doomed.

“My New Year’s resolution is to save up for a bigger boat.” —Hal Steinbrenner

“My New Year’s resolution is to opt out of my contract as soon as I can.” —Masahiro Tanaka

“My New Year’s resolution is to find an even better hiding spot in the dugout.” —Ronald Torreyes

Torreyes somehow managed to stay on the roster all season long and I think it’s because he’s really good at hiding.

“My New Year’s resolution is to not get traded again.” —Adam Warren

Warren was really bad with the Cubs because he missed a home cooked meal.

Which ones will succeed and who will fail? Have a better resolution for someone? Let us know below.