The Yankees may be largely a team of high-priced offensive stars, but at the end of the day they will likely only go as far as their pitching and defense take them. Ivan Nova, David Robertson and Brett Gardner make the Bombers that much better.
The hard-throwing reliever didn’t pitch after July 30 and had surgery on September 10 to repair a herniated disk in his neck. He has been working out in Florida.
At the end of it, he may be suspended for 0 games, 211 games or somewhere in between. But contractually, right now, he simply hasn’t been damaged.