Nick Johnson Can Do So Much Better than New York Yankees

Posted: 17th December 2009 by Josh Levitt in MLB
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Could 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 championsÆ 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 donÆt want him for more than two years and $20 million. The Post reported Tuesday that industry sources indicate Damon isnÆt 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.

ôWe have had dialogue, things are moving forward,ö agent Rex Gary said of talks between the Yankees and their former first baseman. ôSomething could ...

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