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Detroit Tigers: Johnny Damon Finds a Home

a long winter of speculating about where Johnny Damon would play in 2010, it appears that the two-time World Champion has finally made a decision.

The Detroit Tigers have stepped in with an offer that apparently was to Damon's liking. It is reportedly a one-year deal worth about $8 million.

All is pending a physical, which sources say should be taken today or tomorrow.

The deal makes sense for both sides:

With former Tiger center fielder Curtis Granderson likely to occupy Damon's former spot in left field at Yankee Stadium this season, Detroit gets a bat to replace Granderson's at the top of the lineup (Not to mention another veteran presence).

For Damon, he has actually found a team willing to offer a contract close to ...

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