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MLB Rumors: Cliff Lee to Land With The New York Yankees?

New York Post reported that the New York Yankees are in intense talks with the Seattle Mariners that would send ace pitcher Cliff Lee to the Bronx and prospect catcher Jesus Montero in exchange.

Montero is the Yankees prized prospect, ranking No. 4 on Baseball America's Top 100 Prospect list. The players in front of him are Jason Heyward, Stephen Strasburg, and Mike Stanton. 

That gives you a good idea of how big Montero can be if he ever develops fully.

Cliff Lee is currently 8-3 with a 2.34 ERA, and has a ridiculous strikeout-walk ratio of 89 to 6. Lee would have more wins if Seattle's offense were stronger. 

If the deal is completed, Montero wouldn't be the only one the Yankees would have to give up, as he ...

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