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Friday, February 17, 2012
A little more progress in the A.J. talks

By Andrew Marchand

We know that the Yankees are getting $13-15 million of salary relief in their trade with the Pirates. Now, Buster Olney tweets that the Yankees and Bucs hope to take the deal to the Commissioner's Office by later today for him to bless it. Then A.J. Burnett will be a Pirate and the Yankees will receive two marginal prospects.