MLB Free Agency 2017-18: Biggest Holes for Every Team

HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 30: Alex Bregman. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 30: Alex Bregman. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) /
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8. New York Yankees 91-71 (Second in the AL East/Wild Card)

The New York Yankees had a magical 2017, falling just one game short in the ALCS, in their quest of returning to another World Series. Heading into the offseason, the Yankees have much promise and critical pieces returning.

As of a few weeks ago, a new manager was nowhere near on the list of 2018 MLB Free Agency wish list, be here we are with Joe Girardi out of a job and the Yankees shopping for a new skipper. MLB Free Agency just turned into a sense of urgency for the Bronx Bombers.

Brian Cashman needs to be wise this MLB Free Agency since his squad is just a heartbeat away from being the best team in all of Major League Baseball.

What are some options for the Yankees new “coach”? Tony Pena, Rob Thomson, and Yankees AAA manager Al Pedrique are the early front-runners. No matter who they choose, the Yankees must make the right choice with their bulk of great, young talent.

Resigning CC Sabathia would be a wise move, an anchor for this very youthful team.

Masahiro Tanaka has just a short time to decide whether or not to take the option. If not, the Yankees need to lock this stud up full-time.

Joel Sherman of the New York Post also gives us the scoop on what the budget for the Yankees for 2018 will be this MLB Free Agency.

"Hal Steinbrenner and Cashman have vowed the Yankees are getting under the $197 million luxury tax threshold next season. With particularly the contracts of Alex Rodriguez and CC Sabathia coming off the books, it is doable. But it means not a lot of wiggle room for big expenditures, especially if Tanaka does not opt out of the final three years at $67 million"

Brian Cashman needs to be wise this MLB Free Agency since his squad is just a heartbeat away from being the best team in all of Major League Baseball.