The Yankees must keep their focus and disciplined approach to constructing their roster, continuing to build and improve the team using the same formula that got them back atop the ranks of Major League Baseball. Pitching is the immediate concern, with a lack of a fifth starter being their largest and most consistent weakness, hindering the team on some level all season in 2009. While Pettitte will likely move into that fifth starter role, the Yankees need to direct their available resources into securing a quality fourth man.
And in that respect, New York may have the right team to deal with when considering Granderson, but the wrong player. It was also announced that the superb Edwin Jackson will also be available for auction this winter. And if the price isn't too high (which it likely won't be), that is, the Tigers that the Yankees need to go target in the free agent hunt. And yes, that was a less than subtle segue into the next Pinstripe Report.