Source: Yanks look at adding bat

Updated: February 7, 2012, 12:50 PM ET
By Buster Olney | ESPN The Magazine

The New York Yankees are considering adding a left-handed bat, and one of the three most prominent remaining free agents -- Raul Ibanez, Johnny Damon or Hideki Matsui -- could be on the team within a week, according to a major league source.

A baseball official told ESPN New York's Andrew Marchand, however, that the "prices still need to come down a little" before the Yankees will make a deal with any of the three free agents they are interested in.

Damon and Matsui each have history ...

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