With free agency looming next week, Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman has a few important decisions to make. Free agency for all of baseball will not officially start until Friday, Nov. 20, but the Yankees can negotiate exclusively with the players on the roster whose contracts are up. Specifically, Johnny Damon, Hideki Matsui, and Andy Pettitte. These decisions won't be easy for Cashman, because all three of these players contributed en route to the Yankees winning the 2009 World Series last Wednesday. Here's the big question: do Damon, Matsui, and Pettitte come back in pinstripes for 2010? Lets analyze each player's situation. á Johnny Damon: .282, 24 home runs, 82 RBI in 2009 Damon left the Red Sox and signed a four year, $52 million dollar deal right around Christmas of 2005 wi ...
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