In a sign of confidence that Derek Jeter will return to shortstop next season, the New York Yankees agreed Friday to a $12 million, one-year contract with their captain.
Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees reached a preliminary agreement Saturday on a $51 million, three-year contract with an $8 million player option for 2014.
Hank Steinbrenner thinks Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees will agree to a new contract.
Derek Jeter and the Yankees haven’t held contract talks in more than a week and the shortstop’s agent has yet to make a formal proposal, according to a baseball executive familiar with the negotiations.
Firing back at Derek Jeter’s agent for comments made over the weekend, GM Brian Cashman described the Yankees’ offer as “appropriate” and “fair.”
Derek Jeter’s agent has fired back at Hal Steinbrenner, just one day after the Yankees’ co-owner discussed the shortstop’s contract situation with Mike Francesa.
Jeter wants to be a Yankee, and the Yankees want to keep him, and his value on the open market is a fraction of what his value is with the Yankees. What makes this so interesting? The final numbers.