With familiar faces like Andy Pettitte and Mariano Rivera no longer in the game, the Yankees have a huge question mark over their pitching staff for next season. Mix in free agent Hiroki Kuroda and unimpressive C.C. Sabathia, it's evident that the pin stripes need to make a move.

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Enter: Japanese starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka.

Here's the podcast from my show on why Tanaka would be a good plan for the Yanks: