is joining LeBron in Miamilooks ever closer to becoming a Yankee. Ken Davidoff reports that the Mariners are telling teams that aren't the Yankees that they're out of the running. (h/t: MLBTradeRumors).
Buster Olney reports that the Yankees want an answer before tonight's game with the Mariners, which, as you've no doubt heard, Lee is scheduled to start.
- Olney also claims that the Bombers will have little trouble moving Javier Vazquez if the deal goes through, saying that Vazquez moves ahead of Roy Oswalt as the most attractive pitching option on the market due to performance, health and cost.