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Thursday July 24th 2014

MLB Rumors: Cliff Lee Better Than Derek Jeter for the New York Yankees

New York Yankees' two biggest free agent targets this season are most definitely long-time shortstop Derek Jeter and star pitcher Cliff Lee. 

It seems unlikely that they'll sign both, so in the hypothetical case that they only sign one, which will be more valuable to the team?

In my mind, there's not even a question about this—Cliff Lee.

Lee is one of the best pitchers in all of baseball; he may even be the absolute best. 

The Yankees had a 4.06 team ERA last season, good enough to rank 15th in the MLB. For an elite team, that's simply not going to get it done. Just for comparison's sake, the Texas Rangers finished ninth and the San Francisco Giants were first last year. 

Anyone besides ...

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