The Yankees, thus far, have not made any moves this offseason that would obviously seem to make them a better team than they were in 2012. And while there are still some options out there that would fit that bill, the Yankees aren’t interested in any of them so far as we know, meaning that, for the most part, their offseason moves will consist of keeping the band together for one more tour. As Mark Feinsand tweets, that’s not necessarily a cause for panic:
The argument that the Yankees haven’t improved may be true. But they won 95 & got to the ALCS last year. They weren’t starting from scratch.
— Mark Feinsand (@FeinsandNYDN) December 13, 2012
There’s certainly a lot of truth here, especially considering how few holes they had to address at the start of the offseason. With Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte both coming back, re-signing Hiroki Kuroda was definitely the team’s top priority, and by taking care of that they probably got the best possible deal they could while making their rotation a strength.…