Yankees decline 2004 option on LHP Wells
BRONX, New York - David Wells, who enjoyed two effective but occasionally turbulent tenures with the New York Yankees, was cut loose Tuesday after the American League champions declined to pick up his $6 million option for 2004.
The 40-year-old lefthander already filed provisionally for free agency and now can sign with any team, including the Yankees. He was paid $3 million last season.
New York also announced that lefthanded reliever Felix Heredia
declined his $1.7 million option ...
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