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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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Yankees Rumors: Nolan Ryan Expects Yanks to Outbid Rangers for Cliff Lee

Via Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal: Nolan Ryan said he expects Yankees to outbid Rangers for Cliff Lee. Said they'll try to sell appeal of Texas, but didn't sound confident. This is great news for the Yankees because it sounds like the Rangers are giving up before the offers even start coming in. ...

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Yankees Rumors: Cliff Lee Ready to Start Accepting Offers

So far this offseason Cliff Lee and his agent have been in fact-finding mode, but that appears like it's about to change as Texas Rangers owner said that Lee is "about ready to entertain offers" according to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated. This really is just the second step in a long process before Lee ...

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Rangers TV Deal Might Not Help Them Sign Lee After All

Back in September I wrote an article about a TV deal that the Texas Rangers signed that was supposed to have left them flush with cash. Cash that they could have used to sign Cliff Lee. Well it turns out that might not be the case. Here is more on it from Jayson Stark of ...

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