The Yanks boast championship-level bullpen, but that's it in the first half.
Los Angeles Angels ace Jered Weaver left his start against the Yankees in the first inning after injuring himself while pitching.
Curtis Granderson hit three home runs in the first four innings and matched a career high with five hits, leading the New York Yankees to a 7-6 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.
Clearly, some things are going to change now that the Bombers are cutting payroll.
Is the Yankees' high-priced offense really as fearsome as it is reputed to be?
Based on that final balloting update, it appears the American League starting lineup for the All-Star game will be loaded with Yankees and Red Sox.
In the first update of the 2011 American League All-Star voting, the Yankees have six players who are the top vote-getters at their positions, including the entire starting infield.
Baseball is a sport full of superstition, but none of the Yankees seem to be worried about a potential "Bloomberg Jinx" after New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that he was already planning the Yankees' World Series parade.