If they are successful, the Yankees will reach their goal of lowering payroll under $189 million by 2014, and have money to sign potential free agents.
According to ESPN, the Yankees are pursuing about “20 different ways” to void the remaining $114 million owed to Rodriguez. The 37-year-old third basemen possibly breached his contract by receiving medical treatment from a doctor without the team's permission, and he might have broken the law by purchasing controlled substances from Bosch.
A source told ESPN the chances of Rodriguez's contract being voided are slim since it has never been done before, and the Yankees cannot move forward until MLB concludes their investigation.
If the contract is voided, there are several ways the Yankees can spend the money to improve the team.