New York Yankees: 7 Important Needs for the Second Half

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3: Defense Defense Defense

Apr 26, 2015; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees third baseman Chase Headley (12) commits a throwing error on a ball hit by New York Mets center fielder Juan Lagares (12) during the fifth inning at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

I just touched on it a little with Didi, but the Yankees defense has been some of the worst in the league. Didi is just part of the problem. Chase Headley who is a a perennial Gold Glove candidate, has made an unprecedented, 13 errors on the season.  The Yankees will have to clean up their act on the defensive end, if they want to stay atop the division and potentially make some noise in the playoffs.

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