Rosenthal’s Latest: Washburn, Teixeira, Griffey

Rumor-wellspring Ken Rosenthal has another Inside Pitch video:

  • Jarrod Washburn to the Yankees has been put to bed. It won’t happen through waivers.
  • Mark Teixeira wants a 10 year deal and that might limit his options to one city: New York. Only Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez have 10 year deals. The Yankees and Mets may be the only players willing to go that high. Teixeira’s turned down a lot of money before, and indicated he wants to play for a place he likes and a team that contends every year.
  • Ken Griffey Jr. could remain in the American League next year, and Rosenthal suggests a return to Seattle. He’s open to playing OF and DH but has also considered some 1B.


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