VIERA, Fla. — Much as he’d like to keep his mind off it, Jordan Zimmermann couldn’t help but notice the dollar figures being thrown around to fellow pitchers this winter.
2013 record: 85-77, 3rd place in AL East
Manager: Joe Girardi, 7th season
Estimated 2014 payroll: $196 million
In signing Masahiro Tanaka, the New York Yankees are investing in what they hope is the perfect complement to C.C. Sabathia at the top of their rotation.