The object of this Yankees season, at least for the first half, is to tread water.
Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes will join Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira and Curtis Granderson on New York's disabled list for the start of the season.
For the first time in a generation, the Yanks can exceed expectations.
Right now, the Yanks are a machine. A hittin', fieldin', pitchin', winnin' machine.
The Yankees will have plenty of drama. CC Sabathia can bring the calm.
Clearly, some things are going to change now that the Bombers are cutting payroll.
New York Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner says it's his goal to lower the team's payroll to $189 million over the next few years.