Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 1/31/13
2013 Fantasy Preview: New York Yankees So, the Yankees want to stick to a payroll of around $200 million, with a couple of slap hitters in the outfield corners, some non-hitters behind the plate, and Alex Rodriguez expected to miss half the season. This should be interesting. Offseason moves: Re-signed OF Ichiro Suzuki Ichiro picked up his pace after being traded to the Yankees, and finished the season with a .283 batting average along with 178 hits. Did you know that hit total was a career low, as was his walk rate (a putrid 22 BBs in 663 plate appearances)? Also, the BA was 39 points below his career average, and he stole fewer than 30 bases for only the second time in 12 seasons. If Ichiro can't bat .300, can't steal more than 30 bases and has his usual single-digit homer power at age 39, why would you draft him ahead of Alejandro de Aza, or Angel Pagan, or even his slappy, scrappy teammate, Brett Gardner? Answer: You probably wouldn't. Signed 1B/3B Kevin Youkilis Youkil...
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