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New York Yankees: 6 Moves the Yankees Must Make to Be Contenders in 2013

New York Yankees, as constructed, are going to get worse before they get better. The Bombers have a $28-million-per-year third basemen in Alex Rodriguez who hasn't hit above .276 in any of the past three seasons and a 38-year-old shortstop in Derek Jeter—along with several other home run hitters—who seem to fade in October. The one bright spot on the roster, second basemen Robinson Cano, needs to be signed to a long-term contract by next offseason. 

Despite putting together the best record in the American League in 2012, the Yankees were beaten by a Detroit Tigers team that was built to win in October. Justin Verlander aside, the Tigers had a balanced lineup between power bats and players with high on-base percentages that allowed Detroit ...

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