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MLB Free Agents 2012: Should the New York Yankees Look to Trade A.J. Burnett?

Yankees' main priority going into the winter has been upgrading their starting rotation.

Yankees GM Brian Cashman will look all over the market and through trading to help the Yankees.

He could, however, look to deal one of his own pitchers to help the team going forward in 2012.

The Yankees are still on the hook for another two years and $33 million for A.J. Burnett from his original five-year, $82.5 million deal.

Burnett is a career 34-35 with the Yankees and has been a model of inconsistency in the first three years with the team.

He will also turn 35 this coming January, and given that he's already inconsistent to begin with, his older age could spell disaster for Burnett in the American League.

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