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Derek Jeter’s Agent Responds to Steinbrenner’s Comments: Should Fans Be Worried?

owner Hal Steinbrenner spoke on 1050 ESPN New York on Tuesday and said that the team wants Derek Jeter back in pinstripes, but that it has to be a business decision and the negotiations could get "messy".

Today, Jeter's agent, Casey Close, responded to Steinbrenner's comments. "While it is not our intent to negotiate the terms of Derek's free-agent contract in a public forum," Close told AOL FanHouse, "we do agree with Hal's and Brian [Cashman, the GM]'s recent comments that this contract is about business and winning championships. Clearly, baseball is a business and Derek's impact on the sport's most valuable franchise cannot be overstated. Moreover, no athlete embodies the spirit of a champion more than Derek Jeter."

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