The key to the Yankees' success in 2011 will be their starting rotation.
Included in the rotation are a few young guns and seasoned veterans.
Ultimately, this combination will have to work for the Yanks to compete with the Red Sox in 2011.
The offseason plan failed, as waiting for Cliff Lee backfired, leaving the Yankees in shambles, not knowing where to turn.
A few minor signings on pitchers such as Mark Prior, Freddy Garcia and Bartolo Colon could be low-risk, high-reward signings.
Anyway, here is a look at the projected 2011 rotation.