The Yankees offseason can't end with the signing of the lefty
J.A. Happ was a necessary addition and the Yankees are better today than they were before they signed him. They are good enough to get to the postseason, but I’m not sure they are good enough to win the postseason.
The Yankees chose to not sign the best pitcher on the free-agent market and now they have only one option left
The Yankees threw away 2018 when they wouldn’t go over the luxury-tax threshold and now that they passed on Patrick Corbin, what was the point of getting under the threshold? If the Yankees don’t sign J.A. Happ, it will be a big problem.
The best free-agent class in history is coinciding with the most important offseason in Yankees history
The Yankees can’t afford to worry about the luxury tax this offseason. The Yankees used to use their financial situation to their advantage and now they need to do so once again with this free-agent class.
The longest-tenured Yankee is back for 2019 after signing a one-year deal for $7.5 million
I have been torn on whether or not the Yankees should bring Brett Gardner back for a while. I have always been a Gardner fan, despite his streakiness, but it sure looked like he was done for most of the season.
The Didi Gregorius injury changes how the Yankees planned to operate this offseason and it hurts his own personal value since he will become a free agent after missing part of the season due to elbow surgery.