It seems ridiculous that we are talking about the Yankees and "budget" but we are. Jon Heyman tweeted HERE that they're keeping the communication open with guys like Edwin Jackson, Hiroki Kuroda and even Roy Oswalt but no one is even close to coming to a deal...because of money.Wow... what has happened to my empire?Let's not forget, Hiroki Kuroda wants $13 to $14 million. Read HERE. Right now the Yankees probably believe that's too much money for a 1 year deal for a 37 year old pitcher that isn't sure he wants to play on the East Coast. Hey, maybe after they evaluate their budget, it may be in the cards.What about Roy Oswalt? Reports are he wants more than Hiroki Kuroda, plus, he has a possible bad back. Is that a smart move? Again... it's back to the budget. And besides, there are new...

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