General manager Brian Cashman has the resources to woo players to come play in the Bronx, so what happened this offseason?
It has to be expected that the Yankees sans Mr. George Steinbrenner lost a little bit of their appeal.
Not many owners possess the passion and fire that the Boss displayed. Even the negative stories about how he was a tyrant with unreal expectations were equalized by his never-ending willingness to help.
So, what the heck happened to the Yankees missing out on Cliff Lee and not signing any top free agent? Why is Andy Pettitte so hesitant to commit?
In my opinion, the unmistakable absence of Mr. Steinbrenner is what is crippling the Yankees.
Imagine yourself as a player who the Yankees wanted in pinstripes while Mr. Steinbrenner was the principal owner. Hence, Mr. Steinbrenner thought that the Yankees needed to acquire you to win. Figuring ...
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