We’re still waiting to see the puffs of white smoke eminating from Yankee Stadium, but at least Jeter and his agent Casey Close are sitting down and chatting:
The two sides had not spoken in several days. The Yankees have made Jeter a three-year, $45 million offer. Jeter, according to the New York Times, wants a four- or five-year deal worth $23 million to $24 million per season.
The extent that each side is willing to compromise is not known, but the expectation throughout the industry is that Jeter will remain with the Yankees.
No word if the “reality juice” was served but “sources close to the negotiations” indicate graham crackers and Hi-C were offered.
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