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Source: Derek Jeter deal will 'get done'

Updated: November 12, 2010, 9:29 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- In an effort to make contract negotiations go as smoothly as possible, Yankees co-owner Hal Steinbrenner joined team president Randy Levine and general manager Brian Cashman for the initial face-to-face meeting with Derek Jeter in Tampa. Jeter's agent, Casey Close, who was also present, confirmed the meeting took place.

Close would offer no further details, but it is clear both sides want to limit the possibility that the negotiations could get "messy," which Steinbrenner warned ...

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