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Rumors: Yankees Talking with Carl Crawford

Via Buster Olney of ESPN: Sources: the Yankees are very much engaged in conversations with free agent outfielder Carl Crawford. What is unknown is whether they could sign Cliff Lee and still stay in the mix for Crawford, who figures to sign for more money than any player this winter. This has kind of been ...

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Carl Crawford Could Wait for the Yankees

The Yankees are in the midst of making a big push to sign free agent Cliff Lee and so far seem to be disinterested in another big free agent Carl Crawford. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports suggests that Crawford should be waiting until Lee signs though just in case the Yankees fail to sign ...

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Making Sense of the Yankees Offseason Rumors

The Yankees have been linked to lots of players already this offseason. So many that it makes it hard to tell what's real and what isn't. I thought I'd throw together this story in order to help our readers make sense of what's happening. First of all, it should be said that while most of the ...

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Could Carl Crawford Fall to the Yankees?

Besides Cliff Lee, Carl Crawford is possibly the most talented free agent on the market. He is near the top in stolen bases every year, he can hit above .300, and he is young. No team doubts the difference that Crawford can make. Thus far, Crawford has seen some interest thrown his way. The Angels seem ...

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Yankees Rumors: Stayinig in Contact with Carl Crawford

The Yankees have called free agent outfielder Carl Crawford presumably to keep themselves in the loop, according to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated. Cliff Lee remains their primary target this offseason, but it looks like Crawford is their clear no. 2 target in the event they don't sign Lee. So far they have not ...

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Lee May Only Be ‘Plan A’ But Yankees Should Avoid ‘Plan B’

This morning the Daily News is reporting that the Yankees will be quick to put a bid in for free agent Cliff Lee as soon as they're allowed to tonight at midnight. Obviously they won't be negotiating in the middle of the night, but they would like to be quick with the ace pitcher because ...

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Yankees Rumors: Not Interested in Carl Crawford or Jayson Werth

Via Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News: According to a source, the Yankees aren't planning to make a hard charge for [Carl Crawford] or Jayson Werth, the top two offensive free agents available this winter. Brett Gardner's breakout year, Nick Swisher's solid season and the late-season emergence of Curtis Granderson have ...

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Yankees Rumors: Crawford and Benoit Discussed at Team Meeting

Via Ronald Blum of the Associated Press: The Yankees’ No. 1 priority from outside the organization is [Cliff Lee], an official familiar with the meetings said, speaking on condition of anonymity because no announcements were made. Tampa Bay left fielder Carl Crawford and Rays setup man Joaquin Benoit are among other free agents the ...

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