The Yankees signing of Nick Johnson basically means the end of Johnny Damon's tenure with the Yankees. Especially since Damon's agent, Scott Boras, has not backed off his contract demands of at least three years and at least $13 million per season. Unless Damon does what Alex Rodriguez did back in 2007 where he came personally to the Yankees to re-negotiate his contract and take less money, Damon won't be wearing pinstripes in 2010. According to ESPN's Buster Olney, the Yankees will now move on and add other players like starting pitchers, plus another position player. That player Olney referred to is Mark DeRosa, who played for the Indians and Cardinals last season. DeRosa will turn 35 in February, but because of his versatility to play different positions like third base and left field m ...
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