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Cliff Lee wants what Yanks can offer

If the money's equal, what will the lefty decide? Let's weigh the options.

Updated: November 16, 2010, 5:00 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

Cliff Lee will base his decision on money, if only because that is what free agents do. You know how it goes -- nothing personal, just business.

But let's assume the Texas Rangers will attack the New York Yankees in the coming weeks with the same ferocity they unleashed on them in the ALCS. Let's assume that Rangers owner Chuck Greenberg will instruct team president Nolan Ryan to throw some high heat under the Yankees' chin, and that Texas will construct an offer -- inflated by the lack ...

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