Identifying major holes teams need to fill

Originally Published: November 28, 2008
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN The Magazine

It is great fun this time of year to rework lineups, starting rotations and bullpens after a trade or a free-agent signing. It is just as interesting to determine how teams will fill holes that are left from those trades and signings.

Here are several teams, and the holes they need to fill.

Yankees The impact of Mike Mussina's retirement cannot be understated. He won 20 games in 2008, becoming the first pitcher to retire off a 20-win season since Sandy Koufax. Mussina also ...

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