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Rumors: Cliff Lee Not Taking Offers Until Winter Meetings(Updated)

Update: According to Wallace Matthews of ESPN New York, this NY Post report is not true quoting a source that said, "Nothing's happening there yet." Adding, "It sounds like a lot of BS being put out be the agent." The source also told Matthews that the Yankees haven't made an offer to Lee either. Actually, Matthews ...

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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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Yankees Rumors: Cliff Lee Negotiations Should Move Forward Soon

Via Buster Olney of ESPN: Executives involved in the bidding for Cliff Lee believe the negotiations will gather momentum in the week ahead, perhaps to a point where the All-Star left-hander will choose his next employer sometime during the winter meetings that start Dec. 6. The agent for Lee, Darek Braunecker, indicated on Saturday afternoon that ...

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Despite Reports Yankees Have Made No Offers to Cliff Lee

Via Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News: There's no doubt that the Yankees plan to make a huge offer to Cliff Lee. They just haven't done it yet. Yahoo! Sports reported late Monday night that the Yankees had offered Lee a six-year, $140 million contract, citing “an industry source.” But two separate major-league officials told ...

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Yankees Rumors: Yanks Have Offered Lee 6-Years and $140 Million

Just two days ago we heard that the Yankees were ready to make a five-year $120 million offer to free agent pitcher Cliff Lee. Today we are hearing a slightly more absurd rumor. Via Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports: An industry source said Monday the Yankees have offered Cliff Lee nearly $140 million over six ...

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What will the 2011 Opening Day Yankees Look Like?

So many question marks remain for the Yankees this offseason. Will Cliff Lee go for the money in the Bronx, or will he stay close to home and return to Texas? Will Derek Jeter be in a different uniform next season, and if so who is the starting shortstop for the Yankees? Is Andy ...

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Yankees Prep $120 Million Offer for Cliff Lee

Word is that the Yankees are preparing to make a five-year offer to Cliff Lee in the $115-$120 million range, according to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe. That breaks down to a $23 or $24 million per year offer. In contrast CC Sabathia earns $23 million a year for the rest of his ...

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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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