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Low-Risk, High-Reward Moves The New York Yankees Could Make

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There are moves the New York Yankees could make that won’t break the bank, yet could make them a better overall team. 

As far as 2017’s offseason goes, nothing extraordinary will change for the New York Yankees.

Last year, they became the first Yankees’ team in the Wild Card era not to invest in a free agent and as principal owner Hal Steinbrenner looks to remain under the $189-million tax threshold, expect little spending.

They do, however, have some wiggle room in that their payroll is listed at $127-million, per Baseball Prospectus, therefore a few moves are able to be made to make a rebuilding team a contending one, even after the arbitration process.

General manager Brian Cashman knows that this team is more than one piece away from a championship, but he has a history of making sneaky good moves that tally a few more wins throughout the season.

Without further adieu, here are some sneaky moves that come at a low-cost, high reward for Cashman and the Yankees.