Yankees, Teixeira to finalize contract
NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees scheduled a news conference Tuesday to announce Mark Teixeira's $180 million, eight-year contract has been finalized.
The deal was agreed to Dec. 23, but the sides had to complete contract language, and the first baseman had to pass a physical.
New York has committed $423.5 million on three free-agent additions during the offseason after its streak of 13 consecutive postseason appearances came to an end. On Dec. 18, the Yankees finalized a $161 million, ...
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