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Nick Johnson Can Do So Much Better than New York Yankees

Nick Johnson be returning to the Bronx? Maybe:

The Yankees and Nick Johnson are talking about the sweet-swinging lefty and on-base machine replacing Hideki Matsui as the world champions’ designated hitter on a one-year deal.

If an agreement is reached, it would be an indication the Yankees will part ways with Johnny Damon, who they view at least as a part-time DH and don’t want him for more than two years and $20 million. The Post reported Tuesday that industry sources indicate Damon isn’t looking to take a pay cut from the $13 million he made last year. Agent Scott Boras is hunting for a three- or four-year deal.

“We have had dialogue, things are moving forward,” agent Rex Gary said of talks between the Yankees ...

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