FILE - This Oct. 6, 2010, file photo shows Texas Rangers' Cliff Lee  pitching during the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays during Game 1 of the American League Division baseball series, in St. Petersburg, Fla. On Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010, the New York Yankees made an offer to Lee, a six-year proposal worth nearly $140 million.(AP Photo/J. Meric, Pool File)

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FILE - This Oct. 6, 2010, file photo shows Texas Rangers' Cliff Lee pitching during the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays during Game 1 of the American League Division baseball series, in St. Petersburg, Fla. On Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010, the New York Yankees made an offer to Lee, a six-year proposal worth nearly $140 million.(AP Photo/J. Meric, Pool File)