Starting Pitcher: Yankees closing in on Lowe

In an on-air report for WFAN,’s Jon Heyman said the Yankees are closing in on a four-year, $66 million deal for free-agent pitcher Derek Lowe.

Yesterday, on Baseball Prospectus, John Perrotto said the Phillies and Yankees are currently the favorites to sign Lowe.

In a recent poll on, 49 percent of readers said they would only give Lowe a three-year deal, 38 percent would give him a four-year deal, while 12 percent would not sign Lowe at all.

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