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Boras: Rafael Soriano open to setup

Updated: January 7, 2011, 3:03 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

Free-agent closer Rafael Soriano led the majors in saves last year, but he would consider being a setup man for one team in baseball -- the New York Yankees.

"That door is open for a number of different reasons," Soriano's agent, Scott Boras, told ESPNNewYork.com.

The possibility of putting together a shutdown bullpen by pairing Soriano in the eighth inning with closer Mariano Rivera could be an alternative plan for the Yankees after failing to lure Cliff Lee to the Bronx.

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