We all know the Yankees have a lot of work to do this offseason, but not just in the department where they need to acquire free agent players to bolster the roster. The players currently on the team all have flaws they need to work on and once they overcome those flaws, it’s possible the Yankees could once again become a postseason caliber team. So, what should the players work on for next year? Let’s go around the diamond and find out.
Brian McCann: McCann didn’t hit for two-thirds of the season and when he did hit, it was a sight to see. McCann might of had first year jitters but there should be no excuse next year. He needs to hit consistently throughout 2015. He’s a great defensive catcher and if his offense turns out as good as his defense, the contract that now looks dim could end up being a good one for the Yankees.
Mark Teixeira: Teixeira suffered injury after injury after injury in 2014 and fans got sick of Teixeira being hurt all the time, not to mention Teixeira told the media he was no longer a 150+ games player. The wrist injury was excusable because he had major surgery last offseason, but most of the injuries he was out with had nothing to do with his wrist. Teixeira needs to be healthy next season and he has to try to be the 150+ games player the Yankees signed back in 2009.
Martin Prado: For the two months I saw Prado play, there wasn’t much to complain about. He hit, he played defense and he fit in quite nicely. It was unfortunate that appendicitis ended his 2014 season, but if we can get the Prado we saw for the ..read more