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Old 12-06-2013, 01:07 PM   #1003
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Originally Posted by TonyR View Post
McCann is a colossal upgrade at catcher for them in every way.
Well, the criteria was lineup, not defense.

As for the rest.....

healthy Ellsbury
adding a decent replacement at 2b
sign Beltran or Choo or equivalent
healthy years from Teixeira and Jeter

Lot of "if"s there.

+ as you mention, 2 starters (and I would add a closer on par with Rivera just to break even there).
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