This piece coincides with David Schoenfield’s post over at the ESPN SweetSpot Blog. He started ranking all 30 MLB teams on February 3 and made his own predictions about the 2014 Yankees this morning, ranking the Yankees #14 in MLB. Here are mine. -Stacey
How they can get to 90 wins: Score 80 more runs, allow 20 fewer. They can also pray to the baseball Gods for a miracle or better yet, make voodoo dolls, dress them up in Rays and Red Sox uniforms and stab them repeatedly until those teams have tons of injuries. Okay, I’m only kidding about the voodoo dolls.
Big offseason moves: Signed C Brian McCann, OF Jacoby Ellsbury, OF Carlos Beltran, IF Brian Roberts, IF Kelly Johnson, P Matt Thornton and P Masahiro Tanaka; Re-signed P Hiroki Kuroda, P Mariano Rivera and P Andy Pettitte retired, Lost IF Robinson Cano, OF Curtis Granderson, P Phil Hughes, P Joba Chamberlain, P Boone Logan, IF Alex Rodriguez suspended 162 games; Traded C Chris Stewart to the Pirates for Minor Leaguer Kyle Haynes; DFA OF Vernon Wells
Most intriguing player: The obvious answer is Masahiro Tanaka.…