The Yankees' 2013 season will be memorable for the great retirement moments of Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte, and not so much for where the Yankees finished in the standings. Between the retirements, the impending free agencies of Curtis Granderson, Robinson Cano, and Hiroki Kuroda, and the sub-par performance of CC Sabathia, there are a ton of question marks for next year.
Leave it to the Captain to set the record straight. Jeter expects to win a championship next year:
"Always, bottom line," Jeter said at his locker on the final day of a season he'd described as a nightmare. "That's the goal. That will always be the message as long as I'm here."
There's plenty of things that have to fall in place for this to happen. They need to find some pitching and they need to find some hitting. Jeter has to get his ankle healthy, and last but not least they need to try and retain Joe Girardi as manager.
Jeter thinks it's r...