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With Key Losses and Injuries on Offense, Yankees Need to Rely More on Pitching

the annual Spring Training freakout by media people and fans alike regarding the 27-time World Champions, but this year it may actually be warranted.

Hyperbole or not, the New York Yankees head into the 2013 season with possibly their oldest and weakest roster in two decades. With the Detroit Tigers dismissing them from the postseason in the previous two seasons, it may not be so crazy to make such statements.

Brian Cashman and the Steinbrenner brothers did little to improve the team in the winter, although pitchers Hiroki Kuroda, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and outfielder Ichiro Suzuki agreed to return this season. They also brought in other veterans, like former Red Sox nemesis Kevin Youkilis, Indians DH Travis Hafner and Matt Diaz. 

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