Originally posted on Lady At The Bat  |  Last updated 1/8/13

New York Yankees Derek Jeter hits into a fielder's choice against the Tampa Bay Rays during the third inning in Game 2 of a doubleheader at Yankee Stadium in Bronx, New York, Monday, September 7, 2009. (David Pokress/Newsday/MCT) Photo via Newscom

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The following is a sponsored post, submitted by the blog's partners at Fanduel.com:The 2012 season for the Yankees certainly did not end the way any fan wanted it to. Derek Jeter’s ankle injury and some pretty abysmal batting averages from key guys helped the Tigers sweep the Yankees and created a lot of questions in the Bronx. Looking at 2013, what are the strengths and weaknesses of the Bronx Bombers on the offensive side of things?First, the Yankees made a few changes in the offseason in an attempt to improve their lineup. Nick Swisher is out, meaning the outfield is pretty much set with Brett Gardner, Curtis Granderson and Ichiro Suzuki. The best prediction here is that Gardner will play center, Granderson will play left and Suzuki will play right. The right side of the infield will remain the same as Mark Teixeira and Robinson Cano will not only be relied on to play solid defense, but they will most likely be hitting 3-4 in the lineup. However, the left side of the infield is f...
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