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New York Yankees: Is 7 Years Too Much for Lefty Cliff Lee?

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As the New York Yankees and Texas Ranger battle for position in the Cliff Lee sweepstakes, reports have leaked of offers from both teams getting up to seven years for the 32-year-old Arkansas native.

A seven-year deal would last Cliff Lee through age 39. Most starters have already long been deteriorating physically by this time.

There were only four pitchers in the 39-and-over club this past season—Jaime Moyer, Tim Wakefield, Miguel Batista, Brian Moehler—and none played up to the demands of a $140 million contract, as reports have stated the Yankees have offered Lee.

Of course, none of these four pitchers have been as dominant as Cliff Lee can be.

Then again, neither had Cliff Lee until 2008, ...

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