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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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Monday Cliff Lee Rumors

Update: Rosenthal has reported that the Phillies are indeed the mystery team. No solid word on how much money or how many years they are talking, but it is not believed to be anywhere near the Yankees offer. Original post: Not a whole lot going on with Cliff Lee as we await his announcement. There ...

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Yankees Will Not Increase Offer to Cliff Lee

Via George King of the NY Post: If Cliff Lee is waiting for the Yankees to up their offer before deciding between The Bronx and Texas, the saga is going to continue. GM Brian Cashman has spoken to agent Darek Braunecker since Thursday when The Post revealed the Yankees’ three separate offers to the 32-year-old lefty ...

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Saturday Cliff Lee Rumors: Still Waiting

The Yankees waited all day for a response from Cliff Lee yesterday and got no answer so they'll continue to wait today. Here is the latest of what's going on: The Yankees offer is believed to be a 7-year deal that far exceeds Texas' in monetary value. The Rangers original offer was likely 5-years and $100 ...

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