Cliff Lee Signing Makes Philadelphia Phillies Team To Beat in 2011

December 14, 2010 by  
Filed under Fan News

According to reports, Cliff Lee will sign a five-year $120 million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies . It was common thought that he would either be wearing a New York Yankees or Texas Rangers uniform next season.

Although it would seem that Philadelphia came in at the last minute to get Lee, perhaps they didn’t. The Phillies may have been the team he wanted to play for all along, and that could explain why he didn’t jump on the Yankees and Rangers offers during the winter meetings.

Lee’s signing will create a domino effect for the remaining free agents.

Here are five bold predictions on the impact Lee’s signing will have on MLB in 2011.

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Article Source: Bleacher Report - Philadelphia Phillies

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