Cliff Lee: Return to Philadelphia Phillies Spells Trouble for Rest of MLB

December 14, 2010 by  
Filed under Fan News

So we finally know who won the two-team race between the Texas Rangers and the New York Yankees for Cliff Lee.

According to ESPN the winner is…the Philadelphia Phillies?

Suffice to say, that came out of left field.

The Phillies entered the Lee bidding at the last minute and apparently were convincing. 

Their offer of more than $100 million over five years was substantially less than the six years and $138 million offered by the Yankees.

So what are the repercussions of this surprise signing?

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Article Source: Bleacher Report - Philadelphia Phillies

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