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New York Yankees Rumors: Is Cole Hamels or Matt Cain a Better Target?

an article written earlier today by Tyler Kepner of the New York Times, he suggested that the reason the Yankees have been so quiet this offseason is because they could be waiting until next winter or perhaps even this season's trade deadline to make a play for free-agent-to-be starters Matt Cain and Cole Hamels.

Both pitchers rank among the top starters in the game, and will be headed for a huge payday in 2013, but who makes more sense of the Yankees to go after?

Hamels is in the final year of a three-year, $20.5 million extension he signed following his postseason heroics in 2008 when he won both NLCS MVP and World Series MVP.

A 28-year-old left-hander, Hamels has a career line of 74-54, 3.39 ERA, 8.1 K/9 and is coming off arguably the ...

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