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    Looks like the Yankees getting Cliff Lee

    The Yankees were 'on the brink' of acquiring Cliff Lee last night in a deal that would include top catching prospect Jesus Montero, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. Seattle GM Jack Zduriencik wants to move quickly and has been in 'constant contact' with Yankees GM Brian Cashman over the course of the last week, according to Sherman. Other clubs remain involved, but the Yankees are the heavy favorite to acquire the lefty.
    Sherman hears that the Mariners would get at least three prospects, including Montero and possibly second baseman David Adams. Lee is supposed to face the Yankees tonight, but that could change. If a trade is completed today, Lee will not face the Mariners tonight, or possibly for the entire weekend series (all Twitter links).



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    Re: Looks like the Yankees getting Cliff Lee

    The Mariners don't need Jesus Monetero. They need Jesus ******.


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    Re: Looks like the Yankees getting Cliff Lee

    Quote Originally Posted by yaman3 View Post
    The Mariners don't need Jesus Monetero. They need Jesus ******.
    "Ahhh, Jesus. Me like him very much. But he no help me hit curveball."



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    Re: Looks like the Yankees getting Cliff Lee

    Quote Originally Posted by yaman3 View Post
    The Mariners don't need Jesus Monetero. They need Jesus ******.
    AMEN



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    Re: Looks like the Yankees getting Cliff Lee

    great.



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    Re: Looks like the Yankees getting Cliff Lee

    Are you telling me Jesus ****** can't hit a curve ball?



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    Re: Looks like the Yankees getting Cliff Lee

    I'm drooling at the thought.



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    Re: Looks like the Yankees getting Cliff Lee

    This is stupid. The Yankees do not even need another pitcher.

    Its as if they are just getting him so other teams dont.



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    Re: Looks like the Yankees getting Cliff Lee

    Quote Originally Posted by 06Panther View Post
    This is stupid. The Yankees do not even need another pitcher.

    Its as if they are just getting him so other teams dont.
    Yes, they do. They cannot rely on Vasquez or Burnett.


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    Re: Looks like the Yankees getting Cliff Lee

    Quote Originally Posted by 06Panther View Post
    This is stupid. The Yankees do not even need another pitcher.

    Its as if they are just getting him so other teams dont.
    With the log jam in the East, yeah they do. Boston is hanging in there without half of their team, and the Rays have a VERY good staff. Burnett and Vazquez are taking turns having god awful starts. A 95 win team may get left out of the playoffs.



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    Re: Looks like the Yankees getting Cliff Lee

    Vazquez is on the up and up. His last 5-8 starts haven't been terrible by any stretch of the imagination. Burnett on the other hand continues to struggle. I am actually really debating this move by the Yankees as well. On the other hand, Cliff and CC would be back together again. I hate that the Indians could not succeed with the talent they had a few years ago.



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    Re: Looks like the Yankees getting Cliff Lee

    Quote Originally Posted by mizouse87 View Post
    Vazquez is on the up and up. His last 5-8 starts haven't been terrible by any stretch of the imagination. Burnett on the other hand continues to struggle. I am actually really debating this move by the Yankees as well. On the other hand, Cliff and CC would be back together again. I hate that the Indians could not succeed with the talent they had a few years ago.
    Burnett's last start was excellent...the problem with both Burnett and Vazquez is consistency. Burnett is either great, or awful, and there isn't much in between, but they can't trade him because they gave him wayyyy too big of a contract. Vazquez is pretty much the same, either great, or awful, no in between.



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    Re: Looks like the Yankees getting Cliff Lee

    makes me so god damn mad. and the worst part is that mlb pushes for this kind of stuff so the Yankees and Red Sox stay dominate. People ask, "oh how do they keep getting awesome prospects to trade?" because the way the compensatory picks are lined up it benefits the rich teams. Lost a Type A free agent get a first round pick lose a Type B get a 2nd round pick, and the rich get richer. Furious.
    Sorry I digress.


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    Re: Looks like the Yankees getting Cliff Lee

    Why wouldn't the Twins do whatever they can to get Lee? My hopes for the Twins are in a free-fall with the pitching that's been displayed the last few weeks.......just terrible.


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    Re: Looks like the Yankees getting Cliff Lee

    WTF Twins?



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