Sources: Yankees talking to Damon

Updated: December 10, 2009, 11:37 AM ET
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The New York Yankees have begun contract negotiations with free agent outfielder Johnny Damon, major league sources tell ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney.

If the Yankees are unable to re-sign Damon, they are likely to look at free agents Mark DeRosa and Mike Cameron as options for their outfield, sources said.

Damon made $13 million in the final season of a four-year, $52 million deal he signed after leaving the Boston Red Sox in free agency.

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