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MLB Rumors: Will the New York Yankees Let Derek Jeter Walk?

tension between the New York Yankees organization and Derek Jeter is palpable.

The Yankees have offered the 36 year old shortstop a three year deal worth 45 million dollars. This is a significant pay cut from his last contract which paid him 189 million dollars over 10 seasons. At the time Jeter signed the contract he was the second highest paid player in Major League Baseball trailing only Alex Rodriguez.

Despite the fact that he is coming off his statistically worst season as a professional, Jeter feels that the offer was insulting to someone of his caliber. Still, the captain hit for a .270 average and had an on-base percentage of .340. Additionally, Jeter won his fifth Gold Glove award, committing only six errors, his lowest total of his career.

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