While the calendars have turned to a new year, Brian Cashman and the New York Yankees continue to work on improving the roster they ended 2011 with.
We sit roughly seven weeks from the time pitchers and catchers report to spring training and thus far, the Yankees have only focused on retaining their own—extending CC Sabathia's contract, picking up options on Robinson Cano and Nick Swisher, and re-signing Andruw Jones and Freddy Garcia.
Ideally, the Yankees would like to upgrade at a number of positions, including the starting rotation.
Whether or not they are enamored with the options before them remains to be seen.
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