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Chien-Ming Wang opts out of contract to sign with the Blue Jays

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Chien-Ming Wang opted out of his minor league contract with the Yankees today and will sign a major league deal with the Blue Jays, according to Andy McCullough and Ken Rosenthal. He's expected to start on Tuesday. Wang pitched for the Yankees from 2005-2009 and was their ace for part of that stretch. He injured his ...

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Cashman: Yankees don’t have the money for big trades

The trade deadline is on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. EST and the Yankees don't appear on the verge of any trades at all right now. If they do end up pulling off a trade between now and then it's likely to be for a small piece as Brian Cashman said the Yankees just don't have ...

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Picture: Google search shows Cliff Lee as a Yankee

I came across this tonight and thought it was funny so I'm passing it along. If you head over to Google and search for "Cliff Lee" the picture that comes up is Lee wearing a Yankees hat. The picture is doctored and there is no reason to think that Cliff will end up in the Bronx ...

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Rumor: Yankees are not on Cliff Lee’s no-trade list, but no deal is happening

The Phillies may trade Cliff Lee at this year's deadline, but despite the fact that the Yankees were interested in trading for him for years it doesn't appear likely to happen. As part of Lee's contract there are nine teams that he is allowed to be traded to and the Yankees are one of them, however ...

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Cliff Lee Quote: “There’s Nothing the Yankees Could Have Done Differently”

The Yankees offered the most guaranteed dollars, but the least average annual dollars to Cliff Lee. In the end though Lee never wanted to leave Philly and the entire idea that he was going to chase every last dollar came from Philly themselves. As soon as they realized that's where he wanted to be ...

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Yankees Were Simply Outbid for Cliff Lee

After it was announced that Cliff Lee signed with the Phillies and not the Yankees all we heard was about the supposedly $50 million he left on the table. But now that the smoke has cleared it appears that's not how it went down. The Yankees were simply outbid. The Yankees offered Lee a six-year deal ...

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What Losing Lee Means to Yankees: Doom, Gloom, and a Trip to the Playoffs

The Yankees lost out on their top offseason priority in Cliff Lee yesterday and let's face it - it hurts. He wasn't just part of the plan for them this offseason, he was the plan. So what does this mean? The first thing it means is that Andy Pettitte is about to get a ...

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Yankees Lose Cliff Lee to Philadelphia

To improve their rotation the Yankees targeted free agent Cliff Lee, but they'll have to turn elsewhere as Lee has agreed to sign with the Philadelphia Phillies according to T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com. The deal is believed to be a five-year deal worth about $100 million according to Joel Sherman of the NY Post. Sherman ...

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