That's right, a 6-man starting rotation. As Spring Training is winding down and Opening Day in North America is getting ever closer, the Yankees have to nail down their 25-man roster. This includes a final decision on their starting rotation and their bullpen. Right now, C.C. Sabathia, Hiroki Kuroda, Masahiro Tanaka, and Ivan Nova fill slots 1 through 4 in the rotation. The battle for the fifth spot is between Michael Pineda and David Phelps. The general assumption is that the loser will get a long-relief spot and an opportunity to be first in line if someone goes down.I am just wondering what is wrong with a 6-man rotation. Why can’t the Yankees, or any other major league club, have six people designated to start games. I am not talking about a simple extension of the rotation, where...

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