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New York Yankees Should Go with a More Versatile Lineup

much of the spring has revolved around the New York Yankees pitching staff that it's easy to lose sight of the fact that these are the Bronx Bombers.

The Yankees are built for the long ball. Six players hit 16 home runs or more in 2011, and that doesn't count the 14 homers hit by Jorge Posada and 13 by Andruw Jones as a part-time designated hitter.

And this season, Raul Ibanez, another 20-homer-plus addition to the lineup, makes the Yankees more imposing.

This kind of power makes pitchers pay for their mistakes. But the downside is that the Yankees are one-dimensional on offense. Robinson Cano (.328) is the only .300 hitter in the lineup.

The Joe Girardi Yankees are not as diverse as the teams managed by Joe ...

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