While “busy” might be the best word to describe the offseason for the New York Yankees and general manager Brian Cashman, “hectic” is probably the best word to describe the upcoming month leading up to when pitchers and catchers report to spring training.

The Yankees are still a team with several holes to fill. The starting rotation needs work, as does the bullpen. While signing middle infielders has been a priority for Cashman, he would be wise to bring in a corner infielder to play behind Mark Teixeira when he needs a day’s rest.

There are always rumors surrounding the Yankees, and it’s important to take note of which ones are legitimate and which ones are garbage. There’s a little of both happening right now as the team continues to explore all of its options with spring training not far down the road.

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