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Yanks want to talk with Burnett's agent

Updated: December 8, 2008, 7:32 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick, Jayson Stark

The Yankees are sending out signals that they'd like to meet with A.J. Burnett's agent, Darek Braunecker, and might be willing to surpass the guaranteed dollar figure that Atlanta has on the table for the free-agent right-hander.

The Braves have offered Burnett a four-year, $60 million deal with a buyout and a fifth-year option. It's believed that Atlanta's overall package, including the option, is worth $75 million.

Burnett, like Derek Lowe, is waiting to see what happens with ...

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