Originally written on Lady At The Bat  |  Last updated 11/8/12
So far, the off-season has been pretty quiet for the New York Yankees. Some options were picked up, a few waiver claims were made and some work was done to ease the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. Also, there were some news and notes on the Key Three:* Now that Mariano Rivera has decided to come back for the 2013 season, people are speculating on what kind of contract he will sign with the Yankees. There are reports that he will be asked to take a pay cut. Really? I understand the new fiscal situation the Yankees are facing in 2014 but, this is Mariano Rivera. The Yankees should match the salary they paid him in 2012: $15 million guaranteed. Anything less (or more, for that matter) would be ridiculous.* Andy Pettitte still has not announced his plans for 2013. However, Joel Sherman of the New York Post tweeted yesterday that Pettitte recently switched agents. He is now represented by Casey Close, Derek Jeter's agent. The fact that he has hired a new agent strongly suggests (to me, an...
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