If you happen to read the blog, you know I haven't thought very highly of some of the moves the Yankees have made to bolster (and of course by bolster, I mean fatten up) their roster. We heard all off-season that there was a plan B—a break-glass-in-case-of-Cliff-Lee-signing-elsewhere scenario, and that everything would be fine.
Well, unless that plan involves illegal Colombian diet pills and advances in scientific research that make all that gravity-defying gyroball crap a reality, things might not be fine. In fact, things could get downright ugly—even if we assume a return to 2009 form for A.J. Burnett, and that's hardly a given.
Here's a breakdown of the main candidates vying for the fourth and fifth spot in the Yankee rotation.