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Yankees visiting Lee in Arkansas

Posted on: November 10, 2010 10:05 am
Edited on: November 10, 2010 10:39 am
 
The Yankees, including general manager Brian Cashman, are flying to Arkansas to meet with Cliff Lee. MLB Trade Rumors first reported the trip, while Joel Sherman of the New York Post added the fact Cashman would be in the group.

The Yankees had already contacted Lee's agent minutes after the start of free agency on Sunday at midnight.

New York is seen as the favorite for the free-agent pitcher.

-- C. Trent Rosecrans

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Comments

Since: Feb 20, 2008
Posted on: November 10, 2010 12:20 pm
 

Yankees visiting Lee in Arkansas

I'm a huge yankee fan but the system needs to be changed.  It' NOT the Yankees fault for succeeding withing the system...they have the money....pay the luxury tax...and the Giants still won the series...but ultimately there must be a cap....so don't blame the Yankees....blame the players union....like all unions....the yankees help all the players make more money....but I wish there were a cap



Since: Nov 14, 2006
Posted on: November 10, 2010 12:19 pm
 

Yankees visiting Lee in Arkansas

Remember your Roots Cliff.................Arkansas was a Confederate State, so no to those damn Yankees!!



Since: Aug 27, 2010
Posted on: November 10, 2010 12:18 pm
 

Yankees visiting Lee in Arkansas

Yeah they always compete for one, but at what point is it too much? 

They always compete for one because they buy other teams' stars. It will never stop until a cap is put into place.


When is enough money enough for these players? What, can't they live off of a mere $2-4 million per year? No they "need" $12-15M to feed their families I forgot.


Go ahead Yanks, try to buy yet another title. Do you even have a decent player in the minors?



Since: Mar 27, 2009
Posted on: November 10, 2010 12:13 pm
 

Yankees visiting Lee in Arkansas

Don't do it Cliff.  Don't join the "evil empire"!  What's that you say... 152 million for 5 yrs.? 

Okay, go ahead and do it I guess.  And that's how you buy a championship boys and girls!



Since: Nov 30, 2007
Posted on: November 10, 2010 11:42 am
 

Yankees visiting Lee in Arkansas

Cant wait to see who the Yankees buy to try to win another championship.  Yeah they always compete for one, but at what point is it too much?  Teams like the Yankees and Red Sox drive up the prices of free agency with the absurd contracts they dish out.  Dont get me wrong, im not faulting the Yanks for spending.  If you got it spend it, but it seems to me they would do better to spread out the money to build a full team rather than buy 5 or 6 players for crazy contracts.



Since: Jul 13, 2010
Posted on: November 10, 2010 11:31 am
 

Yankees visiting Lee in Arkansas

Hopefully this meeting goes well and all sides agree that his future is in New York. It appears to some as a formality, but until it happens, nothing is guaranteed. Do whatever it takes and make him a Yankee!!



Since: Sep 1, 2006
Posted on: November 10, 2010 11:25 am
 

Yankees visiting Lee in Arkansas

And so it begins.....



Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: November 10, 2010 10:58 am
 

Yankees visiting Lee in Arkansas

Just a matter of days before we wake up and read "Cliff Lee a Yankee'  That's a catchy title.


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