Cashman Expects Hearing For Chien-Ming Wang

Yankees GM Brian Cashman expects an arbitration hearing for Chien-Ming Wang.  It would be the team’s first hearing in eight years, even though the two sides are just $600K apart.

Long-term talks fizzled with the Yankees and Wang, who will become a free agent after the 2011 season.  He would’ve been open to a three or four-year deal.  A hearing over such a small amount could indicate a bit of a rift between the player and team.  But at the least, the Yanks have Wang for four more years if they want him.

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