The Yankees have a serious issue that they need to figure out relatively soon.
Hiroki Kuroda recently turned down a one-year, $13.3 million qualifying offer from the Yankees for 2013 and will test the free-agent waters this winter.
We all know the Yankees want Kuroda back for 2013, especially after how brilliant he was last season.
With the chance of landing a multi-year deal, there's a chance that the Yankees don't bring Kuroda back for next season, which would really throw a wrench into their plans.
If Kuroda bolts from the Bronx, what does Yankees GM Brian Cashman do to replace his production?
Here are a few ideas in case that does happen.