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Expect Yankees to splash cash on Jeter

Aging Bronx Bombers' captain is a money player in more ways than one

Updated: October 24, 2010, 10:21 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Up front, understand that Derek Jeter's winning percentage at the negotiating table is far better than his winning percentage on the field. In fact, Jeter's record in contract talks matches Cliff Lee's record in the playoffs.

He's undefeated. Whenever it's been Jeter versus the New York Yankees, the shortstop has cut down the world's most famous ball team with Lee-like ease.

But I know what you're thinking: All aging icons ultimately fall from grace. ...

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