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Report: New York Yankees Pursuing Veteran Derrek Lee as 1B Option

injury to Mark Teixeira has forced the New York Yankees to scramble for options.

With Teixeira out eight to 10 weeks with a wrist injury, the Bombers offense will lack pop at the start of the season.

According to David Waldstein of the New York Times, the Yankees are pursuing veteran Derrek Lee.

Yankees asked Derrek Lee to come out of retirement and play 1B.bats.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/03/10/yan…

— David Waldstein (@DavidWaldstein) March 11, 2013 Lee last played for the Pirates and Orioles in 2011, sitting out in 2012 after not receiving an offer he liked.

While splitting time with Baltimore and Pittsburgh, Lee hit .267 with 19 home runs and 59 RBI in 113 games played.

Even though ...

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