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New York Yankees Never Really Close to Trading for Dan Haren

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According to Jayson Stark of ESPN , the Yankees were never actually as close to landing the Diamondback’s ace starter Dan Haren as reporters made it sound last night.

Stark reports that the Yankees rejected a deal that would have been centered around Joba Chamberlain, Ivan Nova, and two other prospects. The Yanks countered with a deal that didn’t include Joba and that appears to be where the deal fell apart.

Another issue, according to Stark, was over money. Haren is guaranteed at least $29 million ($33 million including the remainder of this season’s salary). The D-Backs wanted the Yankees to pay that salary in its entirety, but the Yankees expected some sort of discount on the prospects ...

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