The New York Yankees are having a quiet winter, but there are some guys who could still end up in pinstripes come springtime.
Hal Steinbrenner's organization is not spending as much as usual this offseason, committing to get the payroll below the luxury tax line by 2014.
'I’m looking at it as a goal, but my goals are normally considered a requirement,' Steinbrenner said while speaking to reporters in the lobby of George M. Steinbrenner Field, named after his father. 'Is it a requirement with baseball that we be at 189? No, it’s not a requirement. But that is going to be the luxury tax threshold, and that’s where I want to be.'
Despite the tightened purse strings in the Bronx, the Bombers are in need of a righty bat in the outfield and some cheap pop behind the plate.
Let's take a look at some potential options within the Yanks' reduced budget.