Yankees Stay Away From Big-Name Free Agents, Have Become MLB Model of Fiscal Responsibility

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Yankees Stay Away From Big-Name Free Agents, Have Become MLB Model of Fiscal Responsibility
Jose Reyes
, C.J. Wilson, Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder all switched teams this offseason. Surprisingly, none of them ended up with the Yankees.

The Bombers have gotten a well-earned reputation as baseball's biggest spenders, but this winter, the Yankees took a more conservative approach to retooling. Their new approach went to even deeper depths when New York sent A.J. Burnett to Pittsburgh, ridding themselves of not only a tremendously underachieving pitcher, but also millions of dollars in salary.

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