Do Yankees really need Carl Crawford?

One team official says "We're pretty happy with our outfield" -- and for good reason

Updated: November 4, 2010, 6:08 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

If it's only a matter of money, then Carl Crawford will be a Yankee in 2011, because the New York Yankees have never allowed money to stand in the way of getting something -- or someone -- they really want.

But there is a difference between want and need, and what the Yankees want might be very different from what that really need.

When George Steinbrenner was alive, the line separating want from need wasn't just blurred, it often didn't even exist.

That ...

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