Andy Pettitte and Mariano Rivera have left, Robinson Cano and Curtis Granderson might not be far behind and Alex Rodriguez could be suspended for all of next season.
Following the New York Yankees' worst year since 1992, there are a whole lot of questions and not many answers. Manager Joe Girardi hasn't even committed to returning.
''I don't know how it's going to be here next year,'' captain Derek Jeter said after Sunday's season finale. ''The manager and coaches are free agents, too. Anything I would say about next year would be premature and speculation.''
New York finished tied for third in the AL East at 85-77, its poorest winning percentage in more than two decades. The Yankees were 12 games back of first-place Boston and six games behind Tampa Bay, which forced a tiebreaker for the second AL wild card.
''The franchise knows what they have to do,'' said Cano, who may seek $300 million or more as a free agent. ''They seem to make the team better every single year. I'm just ...