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Cliff Lee: Expect New York Yankees To Strike Quickly

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According to the new free agency rules in Major League Baseball, there are only five days (rather than the previous 15 days) between the end of the World Series and open season on free agents.

That means teams can begin negotiating with free agents at midnight, this Sunday morning. If history is any judge, you can expect to hear about a substantial offer made to Cliff Lee by the New York Yankees sometime on Sunday.

"The free agent market is certainly a big thing we look at," said owner and managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner when asked about Lee. "And we will have money to spend."

That's exactly what New York did two years ago with CC Sabathia, opening with a shock 'n awe initial offer of six years ...

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