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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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Cliff Lee’s pending decision affects Yankees in several ways.

The waiting game continues as the Yankees and Rangers hold their collective breath in the wake of Cliff Lee's looming decision of who he play for over the next six or seven years. Both teams know that Lee is a difference maker and will be paid accordingly. According to SI's Jon Heyman, the Yankees have a big ...

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Friday Cliff Lee Rumors: Waiting

The Yankees and Rangers have both made their offers and now they are sitting back and waiting for Cliff Lee to make a decision. Here are the latest rumblings: Neither the Yankees or the Rangers expect a decision for a few days according to Bob Nightengale of the USA Today. CC Sabathia continues to be in ...

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Yankees Increase Offer to Cliff Lee

Yesterday the Yankees seemed comfortable with their offer to Cliff Lee which was supposedly for about six-years and $140 million. But then the Red Sox upped the ante by signing Carl Crawford. That put pressure on the Yankees because it took away their backup plan and also introduced the Angels as a serious bidder ...

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Wednesday Lee Rumors: Yankees Have Made Their Offer

Update 5:54: Various sources confirm that the Yankees have made an offer for Cliff Lee. His agent has left the winter meetings. Presumably they are mulling offers. Jack Curry of the YES Network guesses that the Yankees offer is about six-years and $140 million. Update 3:11: Jerry Crasnick of ESPN is reporting that Cliff Lee's agent, ...

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Sabathia: Lee’s Contract Has No Effect On Me At All

Via George King of the NY Post: CC Sabathia said whatever Cliff Lee pulls down won't lead to the Yankees' ace exercising an opt out clause in his contract after next year. "It has no effect on me at all," Sabathia told The Post yesterday when asked if Lee's projected windfall could lead the Yankees' ...

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