The New York Yankees are a very left-handed hitting team that is slightly reliant on the home run and the short porch in right field. It's a mutual fit, as the Yankees build their lineup around the long ball and lefties get to pad their stats with fly balls that turn into homers at Yankee Stadium.
However, at the end of last season, it became apparent that the Yankees were too left-handed and too reliant on hitting baseballs over the fences to score runs. They are in desperate need of right-handed bats who can drive balls to the left-center field gap in the Bronx, and have started to address that issue by signing Kevin Youkilis.
With the DH slot and a platoon spot in the outfield still open (seeing as all three starting outfielders are lefties), there are multiple free-agent right-handed hitters that could improve the Yankees' depth next season.