Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Pitcher Lee Back to Philadelphia Phillies

A year after the Phillies traded him, star pitcher Cliff Lee decided to return with them and form an awesome quartet will be the envy of baseball.

The free agent chose to reject $ 50 million more than had been offered the New York Yankees on Monday night reached a preliminary agreement for a five-year $ 100 million with the Phillies, said a person familiar with the agreement to The Associated Press.

This agreement is subject to the player, 32 years old, pass a routine medical examination, the person added on condition of anonymity because the deal has not yet been completed.

New York Yankees and Texas Rangers had been considered the team most likely to hire pitcher Lee, but the Phillies managed to keep the most expensive free agent the playoffs to reach an agreement that will give the most rotation possibly stronger in Major Leagues.

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