Looks like Cliff Lee will be traded today, but not to the Yankees.
Joel Sherman, who’s been in the thick of this all day, is now reporting that a deal is done between the Mariners and Rangers. The Mariners will send Lee and reliever Mark Lowe. The Rangers will send Justin Smoak and three other young players.
Clearly these things can change.
Is that a better package than the one the Yankees were offering? U.S.S. Mariner seems to think so.