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Why NY Yankees Must Spend More Than $189 Million to Win a Title in 2014

Although the New York Yankees and their GM Brian Cashman say they are still looking for pieces in 2013, much of the big spending is most likely over (via ESPN New York).

Cashman has been operating under the order by Hal Steinbrenner to have the payroll in New York under $189 million by the beginning of the 2014 season.

This may seem like a worthy goal to get the team under the MLB luxury tax that has been affecting New York since it was instituted in 2003.

But cutting payroll to squeeze the Yankees under the tax line shouldn’t be the goal in the Bronx.

The goal should be to win the World Series. For that to happen, New York must spend more than $189 million.

Before jumping ahead to 2014, let’s ...

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